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5 Matching questions

  1. hem/o hemat/o
  2. cholesterol
  3. atrial fibrillation
  4. aneurysm
  5. carotid endarterectomy
  1. a a type of fat made by the body from saturated fat; a minor part of fat in foods
  2. b occurs when the normal rhythmic contractions of the atria are replaced by rapid irregular twitching of the muscular heart wall
  3. c a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
  4. d blood, pertaining to the blood
  5. e incision 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. performed to evaluate how well blood flows through the coronary arteries of the heart muscle during exercise
  2. blocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension
  3. the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.
  4. combining form:
  5. plaque or fatty substance

5 True/False questions

  1. thrombolytica blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin


  2. automated external defibrillatorelectronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm


  3. embolusocclusion of a blood vessel by an embolus (a loose clot or air bubble or other particle)


  4. transfusion reactiona 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


  5. anticoagulantslows coagulation and prevents new clots from forming


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