Chapter 10

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Chapter 10
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  1. Acute Coronary Syndrome ACS
    Sudden symptoms of insufficeint blood supply to the heart indicating unstable agina or acute myocardial nfarction
  2. Aneurysm
    Balooning of weakened portion of an artial wall
  3. Angina Pectoris
    Chest pain, which may radiate to the left arm and jaw, that occurs whe there is an insufficient supply of blood to the heart muscle
  4. Arrhythmia
    Any disturbance or abnormality in the hearts normal rhythmic pattern
  5. Atrial fibrillation
    cardiac arrythmia with chaotic rapid electrical pulses in the atria.
  6. Cardiac Arrest
    sudden cessation of cardiac output and effective circulation which requires cpr
  7. Cardia tamponade
    acute compression of the heart caused by fluid accumulation in the pericardial cavity
  8. coarctation of the aorta
    congenital cardiac condition with narrowing of the aorta
  9. congestive heart failure
    inability of te heart to pump enough blood thru the body to supply the tissues and organs with nutrients and oxygen

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