5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Blood flow from the heart through blood vessels to all parts of the body and back to the heart is called
- During pregnancy, what happens to the oxygenated blood returned from the placenta via the umbilical vein?
- Cardiac output is determined by
- The normal cardiac impulse that initiates mechanical contraction of the heart arises in the
- The normal ECG is composed of the following except
- a SA node.
- b systemic circulation.
- c stroke volume and heart rate.
- d It flows into the inferior vena cava.
- e E wave.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a heart murmur.
- superior and inferior venae cavae
5 True/False questions
The heart has its own special covering, a lining of two layers of fibrous tissue called the → pericardium.
The four structures that compose the conduction system of the heart are the → SA node, AV node, AV bundle, and Purkinje fibers.
The outer layer of the pericardium is called the → parietal pericardium.
The condition in which the number of red blood cells increases beyond normal and thus increases blood viscosity is called → polycythemia.
What is the term used to describe the severe chest pain that occurs when the myocardium is deprived of oxygen? → parietal pericardium.