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5 Matching questions

  1. angina
  2. angi/o
  3. carotid endarterectomy
  4. phlebitis
  5. cardiac arrest
  1. a a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  2. b vessel (usually blood or lymph)
  3. c inflammation of a vein (usually in the legs)
  4. d incision and coring of the lining of the carotid artery to clear a blockage caused by the buildup of atherosclerotic plaque or a clot; an open procedure used to treat patients who are at risk for stroke
  5. e The heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an episode that begins and ends abruptly, during which there are very rapid and regular heartbeats that originate in the atrium
  2. Abnormally slow
  3. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
  4. inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)
  5. pertaining to the heart

5 True/False questions

  1. defibrillationa drug that causes the body to lose fluids; not effective for loss of body fat


  2. sickle cell anemiaA genetic disorder that causes abnormal hemoglobin, resulting in some red blood cells assuming an abnormal sickle shape


  3. atrial fibrillationapplication of an electric shock to the myocardium through the chest wall to restore normal cardiac rhythm


  4. ather/oa deposit of plaque on or within the arterial wall


  5. tachy-Abnormally slow