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

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Shared Decisionmaking: Considering Patient Values

In reviewing the decision with the patient to add an ACEI to their standard therapy, you:

Discussion of answers:

A. Incorrect. While this answer is true, it is not the only answer that you would give in this situation to help the patient make an informed decision.

B. Incorrect. While this answer is true, it is not the only answer that you would give in this situation to help the patient make an informed decision.

C. Incorrect. While this answer is true, it is not the only answer that you would give in this situation to help the patient make an informed decision.

D. Incorrect. While this answer is true, it is not the only answer that you would give in this situation to help the patient make an informed decision.

E. Correct.  Helping the patient make an informed decision involves a discussion of the possible benefits in comparison to the potential adverse events in relation to the patients values and lifestyle.