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Article Type:
Brief article
Subject:
Cholesterol (Tests, problems and exercises)
Coronary heart disease (Tests, problems and exercises)
Blood pressure (Tests, problems and exercises)
Pub Date:
08/01/2010
Publication:
Name: Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues Publisher: American Medical Technologists Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Education Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2010 American Medical Technologists ISSN: 1522-8606
Issue:
Date: August, 2010 Source Volume: 12 Source Issue: 3
Geographic:
Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States

Accession Number:
241102750
Full Text:
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In the following, choose the one best answer for each question.

1 Protective cholesterol is:

A. LDL

B. VLDL

C. Apo A

D. HDL

2 Lowering LDL can reduce the risk of CAD.

A. True

B. False

3 Statin therapy reduces the risk of CAD by approx 90%.

A. True

B. False

4 The ratio of LDL/HDL has been found a useful value in assessing the risk for CAD.

A. True

B. False

5 Which of these has been shown at least once to be a better predictor of carotid plaque?

A. TC

B. HDL

C. LDL

D. ApoB/ApoA-I

6 As many as ___ youths 12 -19 years have abnormal lipids.

A. 10%

B. 20%

C. 30%

D. >30%

7 Most serum lipids are stable for 5 days at 0C.

A. True

B. False

8 The risk calculator shows a change of __ % if the TC increases from 180 to 200 mg/dL.

A. 0%

B. 1%

C. 2%

D. 11%

9 The risk calculator shows a change of __ % if the BP increases by 20.

A. 0%

B. 1%

C. 2%

D. 13%

10 There seems to be little or no connection between egg consumption and CAD.

A. True

B. False
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