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Chapter 18. Chronic Stable Angina MTM Data Set

All of the following actions may induce an angina attack EXCEPT:

a. walking up a flight of stairs.

b. participating in a heated argument.

c. engaging in sexual intercourse.

d. eating a spicy meal.

Answer d.

What question is most helpful for the MTM provider to determine whether the patient’s chronic stable angina is controlled on the current medication regimen?

a. “How many times have you had to call 911 for chest pain?”

b. “What is your usual blood pressure and heart rate?”

c. “How does chest pain limit you from doing the activities you enjoy?”

d. “What actions do you take when you get chest pain?”

Answer c.

What is an “immediate” goal of chronic stable angina therapy?

a. Reduce the frequency of angina attacks.

b. Control blood pressure and blood sugar.

c. Prevent a second heart attack.

d. Avoid activities that induce angina.

Answer a.

Which statement regarding angina is appropriate for patient education?

a. “Angina may be caused by atherosclerotic buildup or vasospasm.”

b. “Angina or chest pain happens when the heart muscle does not get enough blood.”

c. “Angina occurs when there is an imbalance of myocardial oxygen demand and supply.”

d. “Hypertension, tachycardia, and anemia can induce angina in patients with ischemic heart disease.”

Answer b.

Which information should be included in the medication action plan regarding appropriate nitroglycerin use?

a. Chew nitroglycerin for faster onset of action.

b. If pain is not improved after the third dose, call 911.

c. Repeated dosing is not recommended.

d. Nitroglycerin should be stored in the original container and sealed tightly.

Answer d.

All of the following cases require referral for further ...

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