5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ventricular tachycardia
- carotid endarterectomy
- a a very rapid heartbeat that begins within the ventricles
- b A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.
- c the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.
- d surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Abnormally slow
- a group of bone marrow disorders that are characterized by the insufficient production of one or more types of blood cells due to dysfunction of the bone marrow
- an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
- a group of cardiac disabilities resulting from an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood to the heart
- a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
5 True/False questions
orthostatic hypotension → decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
erythrocytes → Red blood cells that transport oxygen
electrocardiogram (ECG) → a record of the electrical activity of the heart that, if abnormal, may indicate heart disease
aplastic anemia → a normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells
varicose veins → surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)