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  1. Cardiovascular symptoms - weird question on test
    • Mid-thoracic pain + UE pain = angina in women
    • Undue weakness, fatigue, nausea = concerning for a systemic origin of pain, especially cardio system
  2. Sympathetic stimulation does what? What is released during?
    • INC HR
    • Epinephrine & noripinephrine
  3. Parasympathetic stimulation does what? What is released during?
    • DEC HR
    • Acetylcholine
  4. Management of minor internal bleeding:
    Follow RICE procedure: rest, ice, compression, elevation
  5. What is used to assess internal structures - EF, valves, septum, wall movement?
    • Echocradiogram
    • Noninvasive, uses US
  6. Myocardial perfusion imaging does what?
    • Ex
    • Diagnose & evaluate ischemic heart disease & MI
    • Ex: Thallium 201 scan
  7. Chest x-ray reveals what? - 3
    • Abnormalities of lung fluids
    • Overall cardiac shape & size
    • Aneurysms
  8. Swan-Ganz (central line)
    • Measures what? - 3
    • Done how?
    • Central venous P
    • Pulmonary artery P
    • Pulmonary capillary wedge P
    • Catheter inserted through vessels to R heart

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Cardiology_Misc
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2016-12-14 04:28:43
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