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What are the risk factors of Angina?
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Non: Modifiable: Increasing age, family history, male sex

modifiable: hypertension, diabetes, obesity, hypercholesterolaemia, smoking, cocaine use, stress
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Describe the chest pain that a pt expierences in Angina
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Crushing, left-sided chest pain
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What does angina result in? 
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Myocardial Ischaemia
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What are the plaques called that cause myocardial ischaemia
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Atheromatous Plaques
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What can Angina be preciptated by besides Exertion
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Heavy meals, cold weather & emotion
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What is the first line management for a pt who is over 55 y.o OR from an African/Caribbean background 
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Calcium Channel Blocker - Amlodopine 
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What are the 3 types of blood pressure monitoring?
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1. Blood pressure reading 
2. Ambulatory BP monitoring
3. Home BP monitoring
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If intolerant to a CCB, what might be an alternative management be?
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Offer thiazide-like diuretic instead, e.g indapamide
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What are common complications for someone who has hypertension 
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1. Chronic Kidney disease
2. Conory Artery Disease 
3. Cerebrovascular Accident
4. Congestive Heart Failure
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What is secondary hypertension?
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When there is a known cause. For example, pregnancy, hyperthyroidism, medications such as glucocorticoids, renal disease
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What might be an alternative monotherapy for an individual who is under 55 y.o OR is diagnosed with T2DM that is intolerant to ACEi
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Angiotensin Receptor Blocker - Iosartan
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What are common symptoms a person who has angina present with?
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Nausea, Dyspnoea, Sweating, crushing left-sided chest pain.


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Q:
What are the risk factors of Angina?
A:
Non: Modifiable: Increasing age, family history, male sex

modifiable: hypertension, diabetes, obesity, hypercholesterolaemia, smoking, cocaine use, stress
Q:
Describe the chest pain that a pt expierences in Angina
A:
Crushing, left-sided chest pain
Q:
What does angina result in? 
A:
Myocardial Ischaemia
Q:
What are the plaques called that cause myocardial ischaemia
A:
Atheromatous Plaques
Q:
What can Angina be preciptated by besides Exertion
A:
Heavy meals, cold weather & emotion
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Q:
What is the first line management for a pt who is over 55 y.o OR from an African/Caribbean background 
A:
Calcium Channel Blocker - Amlodopine 
Q:
What are the 3 types of blood pressure monitoring?
A:
1. Blood pressure reading 
2. Ambulatory BP monitoring
3. Home BP monitoring
Q:
If intolerant to a CCB, what might be an alternative management be?
A:
Offer thiazide-like diuretic instead, e.g indapamide
Q:
What are common complications for someone who has hypertension 
A:
1. Chronic Kidney disease
2. Conory Artery Disease 
3. Cerebrovascular Accident
4. Congestive Heart Failure
Q:
What is secondary hypertension?
A:
When there is a known cause. For example, pregnancy, hyperthyroidism, medications such as glucocorticoids, renal disease
Q:
What might be an alternative monotherapy for an individual who is under 55 y.o OR is diagnosed with T2DM that is intolerant to ACEi
A:
Angiotensin Receptor Blocker - Iosartan
Q:
What are common symptoms a person who has angina present with?
A:
Nausea, Dyspnoea, Sweating, crushing left-sided chest pain.


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