Heart and Neck Vessels

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  1. What is angina pectoris?
    acute chest pain when mycardial demand exceeds its oxygen supply
  2. where is the apex of the heart?
    5th left ICS
  3. apical impulse
    pulsation created as left ventricle rotates against chest wall during systole, normally at 5th left iCS in midclavicular line
  4. where is the base of the heart?
    3rd R and L ICS
  5. Erb's point
    traditional auscultatory area in 3rd L ICS
  6. S1
    occurs with closure of the AV vaves signaling beginning of systole
  7. tachycardia
    >90 bpm's in adults
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Heart and Neck Vessels
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2012-06-03 06:27:57
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Health Assessment
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HA Exam 2
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