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Chest pain: Quiz

  
  

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  • people with a Schatzki ring can develop sudden crushing chest pain, often termed the "steakhouse syndrome", if they do not chew their food properly?

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Question 1: ________ commonly known as shingles
ChickenpoxHerpes simplexHerpes zosterKaposi's sarcoma

Question 2: In ________, for example, blood tests and other analyses are not sensitive enough (Chun & McGee 2004).
Angina pectorisCoronary artery diseaseMyocardial infarctionAtherosclerosis

Question 3: ________ of the chest and/or abdomen (CT scanning may be better but is often not available)
Ionizing radiationX-rayRadiation therapyNuclear fusion

Question 4: ________, nutcracker esophagus and other neuromuscular disorders of the esophagus
AchalasiaGastroesophageal reflux diseaseCrohn's diseaseBarrett's esophagus

Question 5:
  • ________ (GERD) and other causes of heartburn
    AchalasiaBarrett's esophagusPeptic ulcerGastroesophageal reflux disease

Question 6: Stable ________ - this can be treated medically and although it warrants investigation, it is not an emergency in its strictest sense
AtherosclerosisAngina pectorisMyocardial infarctionCoronary artery disease

Question 7: A rapid diagnosis can be life-saving and often has to be made without the help of ________ or blood tests (e.g.
Ionizing radiationX-rayNuclear fusionRadiation therapy

Question 8: An emergency medicine doctor will also focus on recent health changes, family history (premature ________, cholesterol disorders), tobacco smoking, diabetes and other risk factors.
HypertensionCardiovascular diseaseAtheromaAtherosclerosis

Question 9: V/Q scintigraphy or CT pulmonary angiogram(when a ________ is suspected)
PneumoniaChylothoraxPulmonary embolismPulmonary hypertension

Question 10: Arrhythmia - ________ and a number of other arrhythmias can cause chest pain.
Heart failureAtrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionHypertrophic cardiomyopathy
















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