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  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to the physiological stress-response elicited by procedure-specific variables?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to the rates of catecholamine release and specific effects produced at particular threshold plasma concentrations?
  1. Which of the following statements related to routine restorative dental care (two or three surface amalgams) under local dental anesthesia, 1.8 cc of lidocaine 2% with epinephrine 1:100,000 (i.e., 0.018 mg of epinephrine), is correct?
  1. Surgical stress related alterations in the balance between prothrombotic and fibrinolytic factors can result in hypercoagulability and possible coronary thrombosis secondary to _______________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to perioperative cardiac risk in association with non-cardiac procedures EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to a patient’s functional capacity?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to patient response to infiltration anesthesia with 0.045 mg of epinephrine?
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) Physical Status (PS) Classification system EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to the top 200 drugs dispensed by U.S. community pharmacies?
  1. Your patient relates a history of having recently been prescribed hydrochlorothiazide and potassium chloride and denies taking any other medications, the most likely medical diagnosis is _______________.
  1. Your patient with a history of asthma and diabetes mellitus has recently been prescribed a β1-adrenergic receptor agonist for the prevention of angina pectoris, which potential adverse drug effects should you be concerned about?
  1. All of the following statements related to angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to calcium-channel blocking agents?
  1. Which of the following antihyperlipidemic agents inhibit HMG-CoA reductase and reduce VLDL and LDL, but may cause myalgia and rhabdomyolysis?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to digoxin, a cardiac glycosides?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect to Plavix (clopedigrel)?  Plavix (clopedigrel) _______________.
  1. All of the following statements are correct with respect to initial drug therapy for hypertension EXCEPT which one? Initial drug therapy for hypertension may include _______________.
  1. All of the following statements related to the risk of MACE in association with hypertension/hypotension are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect strategies for the prevention and treatment of coronary artery disease?
  1. All of the following statements related to the risk of MACE in association with coronary artery disease are correct EXCEPT which one?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect strategies for the prevention and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias?  To prevent cardiac arrhythmias _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements related to the risk of MACE in association with cardiac arrhythmias is correct?
  1. Which of the following statements is correct with respect strategies for the treatment of heart failure?
  1. Which of the following statements related to the risk of MACE in association with heart failure is correct?
  1. All of the following statements related to antithrombotic and anticoagulant therapy are correct EXCEPT which one?