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Chapter 35. Stroke Medication Therapy Management Data Set

Which of the following is a modifiable risk factor for stroke?

a. Age

b. Gender

c. Cigarette smoking

d. Family history of stroke

A 70-year-old male patient with a history of stroke is a regular customer in your pharmacy. Which of the following factors would require intervention?

a. A blood pressure reading of 130/80 mm Hg

b. An LDL level of 150 mg/dL

c. Current weight equal to ideal body weight

d. Two alcoholic beverages per week

A 75-year-old female is diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. She is prescribed warfarin for stroke prevention. Which of the following is the most appropriate range for the goal INR?

a. 1.8-2.3

b. 2.0-3.0

c. 2.5-3.5

d. 3.0-4.0

Using living room language, which of the following best defines aphasia?

a. The inability to perform communication skills effectively as the result of a previous stroke event

b. A disturbance of the comprehension and formulation of language caused by dysfunction in specific brain regions

c. A defect in the expression and comprehension of words caused by damage to the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain

d. A language disorder due to a stroke that makes it hard for one to read, write, or speak

Which of the following is an appropriate recommendation to include in the MAP for a patient with a history of stroke?

a. Take aspirin every day

b. Inform your family and friends to contact emergency medical services if you are experiencing symptoms of stroke and are unable to do so

c. Lifestyle changes alone can reduce risk of stroke enough to make up for not taking your medications

d. The risk of having another stroke is greatly reduced after having a first stroke

Which of the following is a situation in which a patient should wait to inform their provider at ...

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