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5 Matching questions

  1. ventricular tachycardia
  2. atherectomy
  3. embolus
  4. carotid endarterectomy
  5. atherosclerosis
  1. a a very rapid heartbeat that begins within the ventricles
  2. b A clot that breaks lose and travels through the bloodstream.
  3. c the most common form of CVD; a disease characterized by plaques along the inner walls of the arteries.
  4. d surgical removal of plaque buildup from the interior of an artery
  5. 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

  1. Abnormally slow
  2. 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
  3. an abnormal lowering of the white blood cell count
  4. a group of cardiac disabilities resulting from an insufficient supply of oxygenated blood to the heart
  5. a peripheral arterial occlusive disease in which intermittent attacks are triggered by cold or stress.

5 True/False questions

  1. orthostatic hypotensiondecrease in blood pressure related to positional or postural changes from lying to sitting or standing positions


  2. erythrocytesRed blood cells that transport oxygen


  3. electrocardiogram (ECG)a record of the electrical activity of the heart that, if abnormal, may indicate heart disease


  4. aplastic anemiaa normocytic-normochromic type of anemia characterized by the failure of bone marrow to produce red blood cells


  5. varicose veinssurgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)


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