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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - chronic infectious disease
    - uncontrolled metabolic disease
    - hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  2. Bruce or Ellestad:
    - good for young ppl b/c the between-stage graduations of grade and speed are more aggresive
    USAFSAM or Naughton
    - Food for older ppl b/c more gradual between-stage progressions of grade and speed
  3. - likelihood that diagnostic test will lead to a positive CAD diagnosis
  4. Absolute:
    - potential serious medical complications of ETT is completed
    - risks of performing ETT outweigh benefits
    - a potential medical concern is present
    - benefit vs. risk of performing ETT should be evaluated
  5. - Positive Predictive Value = True Positive/(TP + false positive)
    - Negative Predictive Value = True Negative/ (TF + False Negative)

5 True/False questions

  1. Lists the tests to determine true positive and true negatives1) Determine # of ppl in population w/ disease
    2) Determine # w/ disease that will have '+' testing (# w/ disease x 0.7)
    3) Determine # w/ disease that will have '-' test (Total diseased # - # w/ '+' test)
    4) Do the same for those w/o disease


  2. What is monitored during an ETT and when should it be monitored?- likelihood that diagnostic test will lead to a positive CAD diagnosis


  3. When would you find value in doing a CAD diagnostic test?- greatest when pre-test likelihood is intermediate to high probability of CAD
    - Little value in testing individuals who are asymptomatic


  4. List some absolute contraindications to exercise- unstable angina
    - acute infection
    - uncontrolled arrhythmia


  5. list some test modalities used for ETT- 3-4 on angina scale
    - drop in SBP >= 10 mmHg
    - ventricular tachycardia
    - fatigue