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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. If symptoms are a product of fluid accumulating in the peripheral tissues which side is the failure on?
  2. Preload is aka
  3. If symptoms are a product of fluid accumulating in the lungs, which side is the failure on?
  4. Loss of muscle etiologies
  5. ACC/AHA stage A examples
  1. a left-ventricular end-diastolic volume
  2. b right sided failure
  3. c CAD, hypertension, diabetes, alcohol abuse
  4. d myocardial infarction, myocardial ischemia, SLE
  5. e left sided failure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. left ventricular end-diastolic
  2. abdominal pain, anorexia, nausea, bloating, constipation, ascites
  3. LVH, previous MI
  4. > 40%, heart failure symptoms
  5. Patients who have current or prior symptoms of heart failure with underlying structural disease

5 True/False questions

  1. impaired filling etiologieshypertension with LVH, IHD, constrictive pericarditis, pericardial tamponade


  2. Diastolic dysfunction exacerbation etiologieslack of compliance, uncontrolled hypertension, arrhythmias, emotional stress, MI, environmental factors, inadequate therapy, inappropriate meds


  3. ACC/AHA stage D examplespatients awaiting heart transplant, patients in hospice setting for management of HF


  4. Systolic dysfunction is defined as an ejection fraction ________> 40%, heart failure symptoms


  5. BNP can be used to distinguish heart failure symptoms from ____ and ____.COPD exacerbations, pneumonia