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5 Matching Questions

  1. asystole
  2. coronary artery disease (CAD)
  3. congestive heart failure (CHF)
  4. embolism
  5. dysrhythmia
  1. a a condition in which the heart has ceased generating electrical impulses
  2. b a disturbance in heart rate and rhythm
  3. c diseases that affect the arteries of the heart
  4. d blockage of a vessel by a clot or foreign material brought to the site by the blood current
  5. e the failure of the heart to pump efficiently, leading to excessive blood or fluids in the lungs, the body, or both

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. shortness of breath; labored or difficult breathing
  2. a condition in which the heart's electrical impulses are disorganized, preventing the heart muscle from contracting normally
  3. accumulation of fluid in the lungs
  4. blockage, as of an artery by fatty deposits
  5. accumulation of fluid in the feet or ankles

5 True/False Questions

  1. thrombusswelling resulting from a build up of fluid in the tissues

          

  2. angina pectorispain in the chest, occurring when blood supply to the heart is reduced and a portion of the heart muscle is not receiving enough oxygen

          

  3. ventricular tachycardia (V-Tach)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

          

  4. apneano breathing

          

  5. acute myocardial infarction (AMI)the condition in which a portion of the myocardium dies as a result of oxygen starvation; often called a heart attack by laypersons

          

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