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5 Matching questions

  1. Raynaud's phenomenon
  2. carotid endarterectomy
  3. thrombotic occlusion
  4. angina
  5. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
  1. a a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
  2. b a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
  3. c a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves
  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 blocking of an artery by a thrombus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a systemic disease caused by the infection of microorganisms and their toxins in the circulating blood
  2. a bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process
  3. blocks the action of the enzyme that causes the blood vessels to contract resulting in hypertension
  4. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
  5. blood, blood condition

5 True/False questions

  1. thrombolytica blood clot formed within a blood vessel and remaining attached to its place of origin


  2. anticoagulantslows coagulation and prevents new clots from forming


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


  4. valvulitisinflammation of a valve (especially of a cardiac valve as a consequence of rheumatic fever)


  5. thallium stress test (TST)The heart and breathing stop suddenly and without warning