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5 Matching questions

  1. thrombus
  2. cardiac catheterization
  3. cardiovascular
  4. diuretic
  5. automated external defibrillator
  1. a a drug that causes the body to lose fluids; not effective for loss of body fat
  2. b a blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin
  3. c electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
  4. d pertaining to the heart and blood vessels (cardi/o means heart, vascul means blood vessels, and -ar means pertaining to)
  5. e procedure where a catheter is inserted into an artery and guided into the heart; may be used for diagnosis of blockages or treatment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning
  2. inflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)
  3. blood, pertaining to the blood
  5. any of several kinds of irregularity or loss of rhythm of the heartbeat

5 True/False questions

  1. hemolytic anemiaa condition o fan inadequate number of circulating red blood cells due to the premature destruction of red blood cells by the spleen


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


  3. leukocyteswhite blood cells, or WBC, form in the bone marrow and are part of the body's nonspecific defenses and the immune system


  4. erythr/oaorta; largest artery


  5. ventricular tachycardiafibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest