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Question 1: A ________ is performed to look for typical signs of pulmonary hypertension.
Physical examinationJugular venous pressureRespiratory soundsAnkle brachial pressure index

Question 2: ________ (synthetic prostacyclin, marketed as Flolan) is given via continuous infusion that requires a semi-permanent central venous catheter.
BeraprostProstacyclinTreprostinilIloprost

Question 3: This delivery system can cause ________ and thrombosis.
Shock (circulatory)SepsisAcute liver failureAcute respiratory distress syndrome

Question 4: head (________)
Vascular diseaseCerebral venous sinus thrombosisCerebral aneurysmCarotid artery stenosis

Question 5: Although pulmonary arterial pressure can be estimated on the basis of echocardiography, pressure measurements with a ________ provides the most definite assessment.
Pulmonary artery catheterCardiogenic shockCentral venous catheterSeptic shock

Question 6: A 1973 meeting organized by the ________ was the first to attempt classification of pulmonary hypertension.
World Health OrganizationUniversal Postal UnionSwitzerlandFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 7: Pulmonary hypertension can be a severe disease with a markedly decreased exercise tolerance and ________.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathyAtrial fibrillationMyocardial infarctionHeart failure

Question 8: ________ venous hypertension typically presents with shortness of breath while lying flat or sleeping (orthopnea or paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea), while pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) typically does not.
Respiratory systemDigestionLungImmune system

Question 9: In PAH, lifestyle changes, ________, diuretics, oral anticoagulants, and oxygen therapy are considered conventional therapy, but have never been proven to be beneficial in a randomized, prospective manner.
LidocaineAmiodaroneDigoxinProcainamide

Question 10: ________ (Remodulin) can be given intravenously or subcutaneously, but the subcutaneous form can be very painful.
IloprostProstacyclinBeraprostTreprostinil
















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