chapter 12 cardio

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chapter 12 cardio
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  1. arteries
    carry blood away from heart
  2. veins
    carry blood towards heart
  3. capillaries
    tiny vessels blood to organs
  4. angio
    vessel
  5. aorto
    aorta
  6. arterio
    artery
  7. athero
    fatty plaque
  8. cardio
    heart
  9. echo
    sound
  10. isch
    hold back, ischemia
  11. phlebo
    vein
  12. vasculo
    vessel
  13. vaso
    vessel
  14. ectopy
    extra beats
  15. pulses
    head to toe
  16. BP
    blood pressure
  17. CAD
    corinary artery disease
  18. CCU
    cardiac care unit
  19. CHF
    congestive heart failure- just heart failure now- not all congestive
  20. CPR
    cardiopulmanry resuscitation
  21. CVA
    Cerebrovascular accident
  22. CABG
    coraniary artery bypass graft, from leg
  23. Pulses
    temporal, radial, femoral, carotid, brachial, popliteal (behind knee), dorsalis pedis
  24. AAA
    aneurysm, any vessel
  25. ACS
    acute coronary syndrom
  26. Stunning
    still alive without O2
  27. echocardiogram
    ultrasound of heart
  28. EF
    ejection fraction- see valves

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