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MRCP Part 2 Written Question of the Day

Try our Question of the Day and test your knowledge. Questions include themes similar to April 2014 MRCP Part 2 Written exam.

A 75-year-old man complains of poor exercise tolerance and shortness of breath on exertion.

He denies orthopnoea or chest pain. He has no cough and is otherwise well. His drug history includes aspirin 75 mg once daily and co-codamol PRN for osteoarthritis of his back.

You take his pulse, which seems slow, and perform an ECG. The result is shown below:

How would you manage this gentleman?

(Please select 1 option)

Admit him as an emergency on the medical intake
Ask him to monitor his symptoms and review in a few days
Check his cholesterol
Fax an urgent referral to cardiology
Prescribe digoxin

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