Which one of the following statements regarding the action potential of a cell
in the cardiac sinoatrial (SA) node is NOT CORRECT?
Which one of the following statements regarding cardiac myocyte contraction
is NOT CORRECT?
A 60-year-old man presents to the Emergency Department with severe
shortness of breath. An echocardiogram shows that his left ventricle is dilated
and has severely decreased function.
What intracardiac pressure is most likely to be elevated?
Which one of the following statements can increase by more than 2 times
A 70-year-old woman has severe peripheral oedema.
This is most likely to be associated with
Myocardial infarction differs from unstable angina in that infarction
Which one of the following is considered the primary mechanism of action of
the cardiac glycosides used in the management of heart failure?
Which one of the following statements about the use of lignocaine as an
antiarrhythmic agent is NOT CORRECT?
Which one of the following class of antihypertensive agents will most likely
result in postural hypotension?
Which one of the following statements about the use of the nitrovasodilator
glyceryltrinitrate in the management of stable angina is correct?
Which one of the following statements regarding haemostasis is
A 45-year-old male has been receiving warfarin therapy, following surgery six
months ago to replace his mitral valve with a metallic prosthetic valve. Until
recently his INR has been stable and within the desired range. He presents for
assessment of his clotting time following an episode of acute alcohol
Following this episode of acute alcohol intoxication, one might expect that
clotting time in this patient might be
Longstanding, mild or moderate systemic hypertension is associated with
which one of the following?
Which one of the following statements concerning atheroma is correct?
A 68-year-old man with a long history of ischaemic heart disease dies
suddenly at home. At autopsy you find an area of tough, pale and almost
white tissue replacing an area of his left ventricular myocardium.
Which one of the following statements is correct?