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5 Matching questions

  1. If symptoms are a product of fluid accumulating in the peripheral tissues which side is the failure on?
  2. ACC/AHA stage B examples
  3. NYHA functional class IV
  4. NYHA functional class III
  5. Volume overload etiologies
  1. a mitral regurgitation, aortic regurgitation, anemia, hyperthyroidism
  2. b unable to walk one flight of stairs or one block without fatigue
  3. c Symptoms of congestive heart failure are present even at rest. Increased discomfort is experienced with any physical activity.
  4. d LVH, previous MI
  5. e right sided failure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. hypertension with LVH, IHD, constrictive pericarditis, pericardial tamponade
  2. arrhythmias
  3. CAD, hypertension, diabetes, alcohol abuse
  4. functional capacity, structural progression
  5. patients awaiting heart transplant, patients in hospice setting for management of HF

5 True/False questions

  1. BNP levels are considered elevated above _____.100 pg/mL


  2. Hormone released from ventricles in response to ventricular stretchBNP


  3. Right ventricular dysfunction symptomsabdominal pain, anorexia, nausea, bloating, constipation, ascites


  4. Right ventricular dysfunction signsperipheral edema, JVD, hepatojugular reflex, hepatomegaly


  5. ACC/AHA stage BPatients with advanced structural disease and marked sx of HF at rest.