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5 Matching questions

  1. thrombotic occlusion
  2. orthostatic hypotension
  3. angina
  4. sickle cell anemia
  5. cardiac arrest
  1. a decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  2. b the blocking of an artery by a thrombus
  3. c A genetic disorder that causes abnormal hemoglobin, resulting in some red blood cells assuming an abnormal sickle shape
  4. d a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  5. e The heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. cancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells
  2. a record of the electrical activity of the heart that, if abnormal, may indicate heart disease
  3. white blood cells, or WBC, form in the bone marrow and are part of the body's nonspecific defenses and the immune system
  4. slows coagulation and prevents new clots from forming
  5. combining form for white

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. embolusA clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.


  3. cardiovascularslows coagulation and prevents new clots from forming


  4. leukopeniaan abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count


  5. carotid endarterectomysurgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery


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