Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes – Special Patient Groups, Free CME Quiz – Earn AMA and ANCC Credits Free

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Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes - Special Patient Groups CME Quiz

Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes - Special Patient Groups Board Review Questions: Free CME Quiz

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This week's Med-Challenger free CME quiz - Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes - Special Patient Groups - the quick quiz covers different presentations of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome in women and men, management of non–ST elevation acute coronary syndrome in a patient after undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, the presentation and treatment of stress "Takotsubo” cardiomyopathy, and management of non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome in patients with diabetes mellitus.

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Here's this week's sample CME board review question on Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes - Special Patient Groups:

A 56-year-old woman with type I diabetes mellitus presents to you with 6 hours of dull, substernal chest pain radiating to her left arm.

Her vital signs are normal.

Electrocardiography reveals 2-mm ST depression in leads II, III, and aVF.

Her blood glucose level is 260 mg/dL, and a troponin level is 1.0 ng/dL (normal < 0.6 ng/dL).

Question:

Which of the following is correct regarding the management of non–ST elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) in patients with diabetes mellitus?

Answer Options:

Blood glucose level should be maintained between 81 mg/dL and 108 mg/dL

Blood glucose level should be maintained below 180 mg/dL while avoiding hypoglycemia

Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors are contraindicated in patients with diabetes mellitus

The threshold to proceed to cardiac catheterization is the same in patients with diabetes mellitus as in those without the disease

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