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Systolic blood pressure treatment targets for elderly patients
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True or False. In the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), treatment to systolic pressure below 120 mm Hg produced less benefit for patients aged 75 years and older, compared to younger patients.

True

False

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AHA Conference Coverage

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Hypertension

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Hypertension and coronary artery calcium Take Quiz
Guideline: Hypertension in adults 60 & older Take Quiz
BP trajectories & CV risk Take Quiz
Clinical signs of pulmonary hypertension Take Quiz
Managing hypertension: Part 2 Take Quiz
Managing hypertension: Part 1 Take Quiz
Managing a hypertensive crisis Take Quiz
AHA: Update on hypertension management Take Quiz
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Hypercholesterolemia

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Biomarkers & cardiovascular risk Take Quiz

Pediatrics

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Kawasaki disease: Clinical cardiology findings Take Quiz

Arrhythmias & EP

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Managing PR interval abnormalities Take Quiz
Diagnosing PR interval abnormalities Take Quiz

CAD & Atherosclerosis

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Coronary artery calcium & cardiovascular risk Take Quiz
Medical therapy for patients with known CAD Take Quiz
Coconut oil and CVD Take Quiz
Atherosclerotic CVD & fixed-dose combination drug therapy Take Quiz
Predicting CV events from functional status changes Take Quiz
Is coronary artery calcium a biomarker for coronary heart disease? Take Quiz
Adolescent diet and CVD in middle-age women Take Quiz
Diastolic blood pressure & heart disease Take Quiz
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Heart Failure

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Heart failure: Blood pressure reactivity Take Quiz
AHA Scientific Statement: Promoting CVD patient self-management Take Quiz
Oral iron supplements and heart failure Take Quiz
Updated guidelines: Heart failure management, Part 2 Take Quiz
Congenital heart disease & pregnancy complications Take Quiz
Congenital heart disease & pregnancy management Take Quiz
AHA: Improving function in older adults with CVD Take Quiz
Heart failure management guidelines, Part 1 Take Quiz
AHA Statement: Managing pregnancy in patients with CHD, part 2 Take Quiz
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Ventricular premature complexes & heart failure Take Quiz
Arterial stiffness & incident heart failure: Gender differences Take Quiz
AHA Recommendations: Heart failure comorbidity management Take Quiz
Signs of heart failure with a preserved EF Take Quiz
Heart failure development & outcomes Take Quiz
Heart failure risk from drug therapies Take Quiz
ACC/AHA/HFSA Guidelines: Heart failure pharmacologic management Take Quiz
Familial dilated cardiomyopathy detection Take Quiz
Heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction Take Quiz
Natriuretic peptide testing for heart failure Take Quiz
The pathophysiology of heart failure Take Quiz
Comorbid conditions of heart failure with a preserved EF Take Quiz
Atrial fibrillation & heart failure Take Quiz
Heart failure: Symptoms and signs Take Quiz
Clinical signs of pulmonary hypertension Take Quiz
AHA: The relationship between HFpEF, HFrEF & acute hospitalization rates Take Quiz
AHA: Measures that risk stratify acute heart failure Take Quiz
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TCT 2015: Management of PFO & cryptogenic stroke Take Quiz
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Ranolazine in patients with incomplete revascularization following PCI Take Quiz
TCT 2015: Outcomes of thrombectomy with PCI vs. PCI alone in STEMI patients Take Quiz
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TCT 2015: Comparison of the everolimus-eluting BVS to metallic stents Take Quiz
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Effectiveness of HCM interventions Take Quiz
Life's Simple 7 & heart failure Take Quiz
Forestalling heart failure Take Quiz

Cardiology

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AHA Scientific Statement: Promoting CVD patient self-management Take Quiz
Guideline: Coronary revascularization & ACS Take Quiz
Syncope Guidelines: Evaluation & management Take Quiz
AHA/ACC Guidelines: Lower-extremity peripheral artery disease treatment Take Quiz
AABB Guidelines: Red blood cell transfusion Take Quiz
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The pathophysiology of heart failure Take Quiz
Clinical signs of pulmonary hypertension Take Quiz
VA/DOD clinical practice guideline for dyslipidemia Take Quiz
ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines: Types of SVT Take Quiz
Coffee consumption correlated with cardiovascular disease Take Quiz
Life's Simple 7 & heart failure Take Quiz

Clinical Guidelines

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Kawasaki disease: Treatment Take Quiz
Guideline: Coronary revascularization & ACS Take Quiz
Kawasaki disease: Clinical cardiology findings Take Quiz
Syncope Guidelines: Evaluation & management Take Quiz
AHA Statement: Managing pregnancy in patients with CHD, part 2 Take Quiz
AHA Statement: Managing pregnancy in patients with CHD, part 1 Take Quiz
AHA/ACC Guidelines: Lower-extremity peripheral artery disease treatment Take Quiz
USPSTF Recommendations: Cardiovascular disease primary prevention via statins Take Quiz
AHA Recommendations: Heart failure comorbidity management Take Quiz
Heart failure development & outcomes Take Quiz
AABB Guidelines: Red blood cell transfusion Take Quiz
ACC/AHA/HFSA Guidelines: Heart failure pharmacologic management Take Quiz
AHA Science Advisory: Sedentary behavior Take Quiz
VA/DOD clinical practice guideline for dyslipidemia Take Quiz
ACC/AHA/HRS Guidelines: Types of SVT Take Quiz

Stroke

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AHA Statement: Effects of poststroke fatigue Take Quiz
Stroke: Associations with open arch surgery and embolism Take Quiz
Cardiovascular risks & serum sodium Take Quiz
Understanding poststroke depression Take Quiz
Classification of PE Take Quiz
Clinical features of AF Take Quiz
Risk for ischemic stroke Take Quiz
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Take Quiz
Electrocardiographic features of AF Take Quiz
SVT: Anticoagulants vs surgery Take Quiz
Timely tPA treatment after stroke onset Take Quiz
Improving long-term stroke outcome: Comparing therapies Take Quiz

Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Acute coronary syndrome & diabetes Take Quiz
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Pathophysiology of myocardial infarction Take Quiz
Management of myocardial infarction Take Quiz
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Genetic testing for cardiovascular disease Take Quiz
TCT 2015: CTO treatment after MI Take Quiz
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Practice Management

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Mixed Topics

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Coffee consumption correlated with cardiovascular disease Take Quiz

Thrombosis

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Warfarin and INR Take Quiz
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Interventional Cardiology & Surgery

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Management of carotid artery stenting complications Take Quiz
Complications of carotid artery stenting Take Quiz
Performance of carotid artery stenting Take Quiz
Treatment of mitral regurgitation Take Quiz
Carotid artery stenting versus carotid endarterectomy Take Quiz
Detection of mitral regurgitation Take Quiz
Congenital heart disease in older adults Take Quiz
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Lipid Disorders

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Statin utility against vascular inflammation Take Quiz
VA/DOD clinical practice guideline for dyslipidemia Take Quiz
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Familial hypercholesterolemia Take Quiz
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Atherosclerotic CAD & statin therapy Take Quiz
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Exercise influences cardiovascular health in elderly Take Quiz