Management of Patients With Coronary Vascular Disease. Question Is the following statement true or false? Individuals at highest risk for a cardiac risk for a cardiac event within 10 years are those with existing coronary disease. Answer. True
May be described as tightness, choking, or a heavy sensation
Frequently, retrosternal and may radiate to neck, jaw, shoulders, back or arms (usually left).
Anxiety frequently accompanies the pain.
Other symptoms may occur; dyspnea/sob, dizziness, nausea and vomiting.
The pain of typical angina subsides with rest or NTG.
A. Evaluate arterial function of the heart
B. Evaluate ventricular function of the heart
C. Detect hyperkinetic wall motion
D. Identify ischemia changes