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5 Matching questions

  1. carotid endarterectomy
  2. diuretic
  3. anemia
  4. blood dyscrasia
  5. ven/o
  1. a 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
  2. b a drug that causes the body to lose fluids; not effective for loss of body fat
  3. c a deficiency of red blood cells
  4. d combining form for vein
  5. e any pathologic condition of the cellular elements of the blood

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  2. a bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process
  3. destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
  4. the closing off of a vessel that feeds the heart muscle by a stationary clot, or thrombus
  5. a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves

5 True/False questions

  1. brady-vessel (usually blood or lymph)


  2. atherosclerosissurgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)


  3. cardiac arrestThe heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning


  4. ventricular tachycardiaabnormally rapid heartbeat (over 100 beats per minute)


  5. thromb/oa blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin