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5 Matching questions

  1. thrombocytopenia
  2. myocardial infarction
  3. hemoglobin
  4. tachycardia
  5. septicemia
  1. a destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
  2. b a systemic disease caused by the infection of microorganisms and their toxins in the circulating blood
  3. c Iron-containing protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen for delivery to cells
  4. d a bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process
  5. e abnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
  2. a serious, and potentially fatal, complication of a blood transfusion in which a severe immune response occurs because the patient's blood and the donated blood do not match
  3. abnormally swollen, twisted veins with defective valves; most often seen in the legs
  4. a condition o fan inadequate number of circulating red blood cells due to the premature destruction of red blood cells by the spleen
  5. a general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)

5 True/False questions

  1. pericardiuma double-layered serous membrane that surrounds the heart


  2. brady-fast, rapid


  3. carotid endarterectomyincision and coring of the lining of the carotid artery to clear a blockage caused by the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque or a clot; an open procedure used to treat patients who are at risk for stroke


  4. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)a macrocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by an inadequate supply of vitamin B12, causing red blood cells to become large, varied in shape, and reduced in number


  5. cardiac catheterizationprocedure where a catheter is inserted into an artery and guided into the heart; may be used for diagnosis of blockages or treatment


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