Heart failure, Arrhythmias (A-fib, Ventricular arrhythmias),
Infective endocarditis, and sudden cardiac death are complications of what?
Rheumatic Heart Disease
-Complications (primary due to valvular disease)
. Early treatment of what, aids in prevention of Rheumatic
. Rheumatic fever develops how many weeks after the initial
Trauma, Infectious process or malignancy, and Complication
of cardiothoracic surgery are causes of what condition?
- High-density lipoproteins (HDL)
What Total Cholesterol level is considered to be “High Risk”
Nicotinic acid may be considered in the treatment of what
condition, due to its cost (or) its ability to increase HDL levels?
- Lowers ¯LDL by 20%
- Raises HDL by 20-40%
What medication class is contraindicated in pregnancy and
may cause potentially fatal rhabdomyolysis and renal failure (extremely rare)?
- Aortic Stenosis
What condition is almost always due to rheumatic heart
disease and usually accompanies mitral stenosis?
Tender, pea-sized, erythematous nodules usually found in the
puld spaces of the fingers and toes are known as what?
Sharp, stabbing pain for several days that starts anteriorly
and radiates to the scapula is symptomatic of what condition?
What is the primary difference between Hypertensive Urgency
Hypertensive encephalopathy, Hypertensive nephropathy, Visual
changes, Neurologic impairment, and Cardiovascular insufficiency are symptoms
of what condition?
Hypertensive nephropathy: oliguria or anuria
Visual changes: blurred vision, diplopia
Neurologic impairment: numbness, tingling, weakness
Cardiovascular insufficiency: dyspnea, orthopnea, chest pain
What is “Shock state resulting from abnormal cardiac
function” resulting in reduction in cardiac output and inadequate en-organ
A patient presents with cool, clammy skin with “wet” lung
sounds. What type of shock are they experiencing?