Health Promotion in Primary Care. Dr Lola Savage 15 th February 2012. AIM. To increase awareness of health promotion in General practice Case presentation NHS health Check Questions-Single best Answer. GP Curriculum. Healthy people: promoting health and preventing disease. Definition.
Dr Lola Savage
15th February 2012
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1 Which of the following statements does not apply to the Cardiovascular Disease Screening Programme?
a) Cardiovascular disease screening will identify risk factors that will contribute to
b) Early intervention can reduce the onset of vascular disease
c) Cardiovascular Disease screening will support patients who have had a heart attack.
d) Cardiovascular Disease screening can prevent and in some circumstances reverse the onset
of vascular disease
2 For what age group is the National Cardiovascular Disease screening programme recommended?
a) 20yrs- 40yrs
b) 30yrs- 64yrs
c) 35yrs- 65yrs
d) 40yrs- 74yrs
3 Which of the following blood pressure measurements would you refer your client to their GP?
d) Above 140/90
4 Which of the following risk factors can be modified or potentially reversed in the Cardiovascular Disease Screening process?
b) High Blood pressure
d) Family History Cardiovascular disease
5 Which of the following conditions will not affect a patient’s Cardiovascular Disease risk calculation?
b) Elevated BP
a) They drink above the recommended 21 units of alcohol per week
b) They have Asthma
c) Because he is 45yrs old
d) Because he has Diabetes
7 Lifestyle advice/or referral as part of the NHS Health Check is important because….
a) Fresh air is good for everyone
b) It offers patients the opportunity to make lifestyle changes that will improve their health
c) It looks good for the practice
d) The government thinks it’s a good idea.
8 When should a patient be sent for a fasting blood glucose test for assessment of Diabetes through NHS Health Checks?
a) BMI is in the obese range >30
b) Blood pressure is at or above 140/90, or where the SBP or DBP exceeds 140 or 90
c) The patient has a BMI >27.5 and is either Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Other Asian or
d) All the above
Any Check is important because….questions?
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