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Chapter 21: Calcium Channel Blockers Test Bank

Chapter 21: Calcium Channel Blockers Test Bank

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Chapter 21: Calcium Channel Blockers
Test Bank
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1.   A patient who has stable angina pectoris and a history of previous myocardial infarction takes nitroglycerin and verapamil. The patient asks the primary care nurse practitioner (NP) why it is necessary to take verapamil. The NP should tell the patient that verapamil:
a.

improves blood flow and oxygen delivery to the heart.

b.

increases the rate of contraction of the cardiac muscle.

c.

increases the force of contraction of the cardiac muscle.

d.

has a positive inotropic effect to increase cardiac output.

2.   A patient who takes nitroglycerin for stable angina pectoris develops hypertension. The primary care NP should contact the patient’s cardiologist to discuss adding:
a.

amlodipine (Norvasc).

b.

diltiazem (Cardizem).

c.

verapamil HCl (Calan).

d.

nifedipine (Procardia XL).

3.   A patient who has stable angina is taking nitroglycerin and a â-blocker. The patient tells the primary care NP that the cardiologist is considering adding a calcium channel blocker. The NP should anticipate that the cardiologist will prescribe:
a.

isradipine (DynaCirc).

b.

nicardipine (Cardene).

c.

verapamil HCl (Calan).

d.

nifedipine (Procardia XL).

4.   A patient who has angina is taking nitroglycerin and long-acting nifedipine. The primary care NP notes a persistent blood pressure of 90/60 mm Hg at several follow-up visits. The patient reports lightheadedness associated with standing up. The NP should consult with the patient’s cardiologist about changing the medication to:
a.

amlodipine (Norvasc).

b.

isradipine (DynaCirc).

c.

verapamil HCl (Calan).

d.

short-acting nifedipine (Procardia).

5.   An African-American patient who is obese has persistent blood pressure readings greater than 150/95 mm Hg despite treatment with a thiazide diuretic. The primary care NP should consider prescribing a(n):
a.

angiotensin receptor blocker.

b.

â-blocker.

c.

ACE inhibitor.

d.

calcium channel blocker.


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