5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Pulmonary Artery
- a the process of flowing
- b Excretion of urine; commonly denotes production of unusually large volumes
- c Elevated blood pressure. Generally established guidelines are values exceeding 140 systolic over 90 diastolic. Could cause heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease.
- d Localized abnormal dilation of a blood vessel, usually an artery; due to a congenital defect or weakness in the wall of the vessel. The ballooning out of an artery wall at a point where it has grown weak
- e one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the property of something that can be pervaded by a liquid (as by osmosis or diffusion)
- Condition that can result from any structural or functional cardiac disorder that impairs the ability of the heart to fill with blood or pump a sufficient amount of blood through the body.
- the process of breaking up and dissolving blood clots
- Irregular pulsations of the heart perceptible to the patient, usually with an increase in frequency or force with or without irregularity in the rhythm
- Protrusion of one or both cusps of the mitral valve back into the left artium during ventricular contraction, resulting in incomplete closure and backflow of blood causing a characteristic murmur heard on auscultation
5 True/False Questions
Electrocardiogram → Graphic record/representation of cardiac action-currents obtained with a cardiograph. Checks hearts electrical activity.
Pericardiocentesis → inflammation of the pericardium
Capillary → any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules; bringing nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and absorbs carbon dioxide and waste products
Antidiuretic → controls water loss and urine output
Claudication → an agent that causes dilation of the blood vessels. A drug that relaxes the smooth muscle walls of the blood vessels and increases their diameter. Decreases blood pressure