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5 Matching questions

  1. asystole
  2. angina pectoris
  3. pulseless electrical activity (PEA)
  4. edema
  5. coronary artery disease (CAD)
  1. a pain in the chest, occurring when blood supply to the heart is reduced and a portion of the heart muscle is not receiving enough oxygen
  2. b swelling resulting from a build up of fluid in the tissues
  3. c diseases that affect the arteries of the heart
  4. d 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
  5. e a condition in which the heart has ceased generating electrical impulses

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a disturbance in heart rate and rhythm
  2. a cardiac arrest that occurs within 2 hours of the onset of symptoms. the patient may have no prior symptoms fo coronary artery disease
  3. a blanket term that refers to a heart problem with a rapid onset
  4. blockage, as of an artery by fatty deposits
  5. the heart and the blood vessels

5 True/False questions

  1. thrombusa clot formed of blood and plaque attached to the inner wall of an artery or vein

          

  2. embolismthe dilation, or ballooning, of a weakened section of the wall of an artery

          

  3. pedal edemaaccumulation of fluid in the feet or ankles

          

  4. aneurysmno breathing

          

  5. ventricular fibrillation (VF)a condition in which the heart's electrical impulses are disorganized, preventing the heart muscle from contracting normally

          

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