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rtbrad
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42664
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AP
Updated:
2010-10-17 00:56:05
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circulation
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  1. location of heart
    mediastunus, apex rests on the diaphragm
  2. valve stenosis
    narrowing
  3. valve inflammation
    • endocarditis
    • rheumatiod heart diease
  4. endocarditis
    inflammation of the endocardium
  5. pericardium
    2 layered sac around the heart
  6. visceral
    organ
  7. parietal
    wall
  8. pericarditis
    inflammation of the pericardium
  9. cardiac tamponade
    compression of the heart caused by fluid buildup between the layers of the pericardium
  10. first heart sound
    caused by the closing of the AV valves
  11. second heart sound
    caused by the closing of the semilunar valves- pulmonary and aortic
  12. systole
    contraction of the heart
  13. diastole
    relaxation of the heart
  14. conduction pathway
    SA node > AV node > Bundle of HIS > Purkinje fibers
  15. SA node
    natural pacemaker
  16. AV node
    • checks the signal
    • located between the R atrium and the Ventricles
  17. Bundle of HIS
    fibers that move down between the ventricles (Septum)
  18. Purkinje fibers
    final signal brances that causes ventricle contraction
  19. PAC
    PVC
    • Artial
    • Ventricle
  20. atherosclerosis
    hardening of the arteries
  21. angina pectoris
    chest pain caused by disease in the coronary arteries

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