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Management of the Patient with Stable Ischemic Heart Disease and Preserved Left Ventricular Systolic Function

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Patient Discussion: Potential Benefits of ACEIs

In explaining the evidence of benefits, the patient asks, “So if I take this, I won’t have another heart attack?”  You: 

Discussion of answers:

A. Incorrect. The evidence of outcome should be discussed when available so that the patient understands the benefits and harms, and where available, the associated probabilities of those outcomes. Using a pictograph may be helpful in communicating numerical concepts. 

B. Incorrect. The evidence of outcome should be discussed when available so that the patient understands the benefits and harms, and where available, the associated probabilities of those outcomes. Using a pictograph may be helpful in communicating numerical concepts. 

C. Correct. The evidence of outcomes should be discussed when available so that the patient understands the benefits and harms, and where available, the associated probabilities of those outcomes. Using a pictograph may be helpful in communicating numerical concepts.

D. Incorrect. The evidence of outcome should be discussed when available so that the patient understands the benefits and harms, and where available, the associated probabilities of those outcomes. Using a pictograph may be helpful in communicating numerical concepts.