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All of the following are symptoms of endocarditis except.
The toxic condition caused by the multiplication of bacteria in the blood is referred to as.
When microorganisms enter the circulatory system through the lymphatic drainage and cause an infection, the condition is called.
Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease and rare complication of.
All of the following are considered to be zoonotic diseases except.
“Rabbit fever,” a zoonotic disease, is caused by.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is caused by.
Cytomegalovirus infections are caused by the human herpesvirus.
Malaria is caused by a.
Which of the following is a disease caused by a protozoan?
Tularemia is also referred to as.
Animals that are capable of transmitting infectious disease are called.
The bacterium Yersinia pestis is responsible for causing what disease
The term used to describe an inflammation of the saclike membrane surrounding the heart is.
An inflammatory disease that can develop as a complication following a group A streptococcal infection is.
The action of digoxin on cardiac activity is:
In relation to the clinical use of digoxin:
Adverse effects include arrhythmias and gastrointestinal disturbances
In the case of life-threatening digoxin toxicity, an antidote is given, which:
Should be used with caution in cases of impaired renal function
In the case of cardiac dysrhythmias:
The re-entry phenomenon is responsible for ectopic beats.
Milrinone is a/an:
A class 1b antiarrhythmic is:
Class II antiarrhythmics:
Are beta-adrenoceptor antagonists
If a client presents with atrial fibrillation and flutter, the class of antiarrhythmic indicated is:
Choose the correct statement concerning antiarrhythmics.
Class III agents include sotalol
The unclassified antiarrhythmic agent adenosine.
The chamber which pumps oxygenated blood into the aorta and the systemic circulation is the:
The tricuspid valve regulates flow of blood from the:
Right atrium to the right ventricle
Which is the correct statement?
Deoxygenated blood enters the heart via the inferior and superior
In terms of coronary perfusion:
The blood is supplied solely by the right and left coronary arteries
If electrical conduction is blocked at the interatrial and internodal pathways:
The ventricular contraction rate will decrease
With respect to the cardiac action potential:
During phase 1, inactivation of the sodium current occurs
Which is true of myocardial function?
Mechanical activation occurs via the binding of calcium to troponin
On an ECG:
The P wave represents atrial depolarisation
Which is true of cardiac function?
Cardiac output is measured by stroke volume x heart rate
Total peripheral resistance is the combined resistance of:
Arterioles, capillaries and venules