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5 Matching questions

  1. coronary artery disease (CAD)
  2. apnea
  3. acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  4. asystole
  5. pulmonary edema
  1. a no breathing
  2. b a blanket term used to represent any symptoms related to lack of oxygen (ischemia) in the heart muscle
  3. c accumulation of fluid in the lungs
  4. d diseases that affect the arteries of the heart
  5. e a condition in which the heart has ceased generating electrical impulses

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a cardiac arrest that occurs within 2 hours of the onset of symptoms. the patient may have no prior symptoms fo coronary artery disease
  2. the heart and the blood vessels
  3. a condition in which the heart's electrical rhythm remains relatively normal, yet the mechanical pumping activity fails to follow the electrical activity, causing cardiac arrest
  4. a disturbance in heart rate and rhythm
  5. the dilation, or ballooning, of a weakened section of the wall of an artery

5 True/False questions

  1. ventricular fibrillation (VF)a condition in which the heartbeat is quite rapid; if rapid enough, ventricular tachycardia will not allow the heart's chambers to fill with enough blood between beats to produce blood flow sufficient to meet the body's needs

          

  2. cardiac compromisea blanket term that refers to a heart problem with a rapid onset

          

  3. acute myocardial infarction (AMI)a blanket term used to represent any symptoms related to lack of oxygen (ischemia) in the heart muscle

          

  4. bradycardiawhen the heart rate is slow, usually below 60 beats per minute

          

  5. pedal edemaaccumulation of fluid in the feet or ankles

          

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