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Question 1 of 6
AA is a 57 years old, white female, who has lost her husband recently from a heart attack, is asking you whether she should be on a statin?
She mentions to you that her father passed away at age of 49 from a heart attack
BP: 142/85 mmHg; TC: 6 mmol/L (232mg/dL); LDL-C: 5 mmol/L (195 mg/dL); HDL-C: 0.9 mmol/L (34.8 mg/dL); TG: 2.5 mmol/L (221.4 mg/dL); BMI: 33; SrCr: 90
Past medical Hx: HTN; bipolar disorder type I; moderate psoriasis
Medications: Amlodipine 5 mg daily (HTN); Lithium 300 mg bid (mania); Etanercept 50 mg once weekly (psoriasis)
Social Hx: Smoker; sedentary life style
Q1) The estimated 10-year ASCVD risk for AA is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 6
Based on AA’s medical and social profiles, which of the following is/are considered (an) enhancing risk factor(s) for ASCVDCorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 6
You receive a call from Dr. SS, the family medicine physician at Alrayyan PHC center asking for your recommendation on the best statin to start for AA. Which of the following would you recommend?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 6
AA’s comes for a follow-up after 12 weeks. Her LDL-C level has been reduced to 3 mmol/L (116 mg/dL). What is your recommendation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 6
KK presented to Hamad General Hospital emergency due to severe muscle pain and weakness on his shoulder and lower limbs that limited his mobility. His past medical history include severe COPD and hyperlipidemia.
Medication Hx: Simvastatin 80 mg; clarithromycin 250 mg daily, prescribed 4 weeks ago for COPD prophylaxis
Initial investigations revealed a creatine kinase (CK) of 62 109 (RI 30–200 U/L), AST 2036 (RI 12–36 U/L), ALT 1145 (RI < 55 U/L); creatinine (Cr) 325 umol/L (RI 60–110 umol/L), K+ 7.4 mmol/L
The above lab findings and symptoms are indication of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 6
Drug of choice for isolated severe hypertriglyceridemia >886 mg/dL (≥10.0 mmol/L) isCorrectIncorrect