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Name two diuretics?
A lay term for an MI is:
The generic names for what type of drugs end in "pril"?
What does MVP mean?
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Discribe two types of valvular disorders:
Insufficient (Weak or Floppy) valve; and Stenosis (stiffening of the valve).
What is another name for right sided heart failure?
What sided heart failure causes lung congestion?
The generic names of what type of drugs end in -lol?
List three symptoms of an MI:
Chest pain, arm pain, headache, and sweating are a few.
List 4 types of shock:
Septic, Anaphylactic, Cardiogenic, Neurogenic, and Hypovolemic shock.
Older women are more likely to die of Miocardial Infarctions than older men; T/F?
COPD is one cause of congestive heart failure often affecting the left side of the heart; T/F?
Venous Dopplar studies are typically used to diagnose deep vein thrombosis; T/F?
An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is used to correct life-threatening artherosclerosis; T/F?
What are known risk factors for heart disease?
Smoking, obesity, family history, Hypertension, and race.
Blood Flow Begins in the:
Deoxygenated blood, which is received from the:
Inferior/Superior Vena Cava
Passes through the:
Passes into the lung via the:
And return oxygenated blood through the:
Then Passes through the:
And is sent out to the body through the:
Reminding the patient to remain as still as possible during an ECG and using disposable, stick-on electrodes can help eliminate a(n):
Any muscle movement, including movement of skeletal muscle, produces a measurable electrical impulse called a(n):
What are unwanted, erratic movements of the stylus on the paper caused by outside interference?
What appears as a series of uniform small spikes on the paper?
Noticeable patient movement that dislodges the elctrodes is the usual cause of a(n):
The P wave represents atrial:
Ventricular depolarization is represented by the ? complex:
What refers to a regular heart rate that falls within the average range of 60-80 beats per minutes?
NSR (Normal Sinus Rhythm)
The small square on the ECG represents how many mm?
Standard limb leads are what type of leads?
The what node is located in the right atrium?
A fast heart rate is called?
What is a slow heart rate called:
An irregular cardiac rhythm is a(n):
An ECG is an invasive procedure; T/F?
Heart Activity:Atrial Contraction
Electrical Current:Atrial Depolarization
Heart Activity:Ventricular Contraction
Electrical Current:Ventricular Depolarization
Heart Activity:Associated with further ventricular relaxation
Electrical Current:Associated with further ventricular repolarization
Heart Activity:The heart at rest
Heart Activity:Time interval between atrial contraction and ventricular contraction
Electrical Current:Time interval between atrial depolarization and ventricular depolarization
RA- to LA + with RL Grounded
RA- to LL+ with RL Grounded
LA- to LL+ with RL Grounded
RA+ to LA/LL with RL Grounded
RA to LA+ attached to LL with RL Grounded
RA connected to double -LA to LL+ with RL Grounded