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5 Matching questions

  1. automated external defibrillator
  2. thrombocytopenia
  3. cardiomyopathy
  4. chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
  5. ventricular fibrillation
  1. a a condition in which venous circulation is inadequate due to partial vein blockage or leakage of venous valves
  2. b electronic equipment that automatically samples the heart's electrical rhythms and when necessary, externally shocks the heart to restore a normal cardiac rhythm
  3. c a general term for disease of the heart muscle, such as alcoholic cardiomyopathy (damage to the heart muscle caused by excessive consumption of alcohol)
  4. d fibrillation of heart muscles resulting in interference with rhythmic contractions of the ventricles and possibly leading to cardiac arrest
  5. e a bleeding disorder characterized by an abnormal decrease in the number of platelets in the blood, which impairs the clotting process

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a deficiency of red blood cells
  2. a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.
  3. cancer characterized by an increase in abnormal white blood cells
  4. decrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions
  5. mixture or blending

5 True/False questions

  1. angi/oa heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart


  2. bradycardiaslow heart rate, usually below 60 beats per minute


  3. erythr/oplaque or fatty substance


  4. myelodysplastic syndromea condition o fan inadequate number of circulating red blood cells due to the premature destruction of red blood cells by the spleen


  5. pernicious anemiaa macrocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by an inadequate supply of vitamin B12, causing red blood cells to become large, varied in shape, and reduced in number