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  1. Schilling Test
  2. Modifiable risk factors for CAD
  3. endarterectomy
  4. angina pectoris
  5. lymphocytes
  1. a Laboratory test for diagnosing pernicious anemia. Determines Vitamin B12 absorption by intestine
  2. b chest pain, which may radiate to the left arm and jaw, that occurs when there is an insufficient supply of blood to the heart muscle
  3. c diet, smoking, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, stress, oral contraceptives, and psychosocial factors
  4. d 20% to 40% The two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system: B form in the bone marrow and release antibodies that fight bacterial infections; T form in the thymus and other lymphatic tissue and attack cancer cells, viruses, and foreign substances.
  5. e surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The collection of fluid in the alveoli, particularly dangerous because it impedes gas exchange. Common causes of are increased pulmonary blood pressure or infection of the respiratory system.
  2. people w/ aplastic are this, all 3 major blood elements ( red, white, platelets) from the bone marrow are reduced or absent
  3. restlessness, diaphoresis, severe dyspnea, tachypnea, hemoptysis, audible wheezing, and crackles
  4. Severe: Patient unable to perform any physical activity without disconfort, angina or symptoms of cardiac inefficiency may develop at rest. Physical activity increases disconfort
  5. Dyspnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspea (PND), cough, frothy, blood-tinged sputum, orthopnea, pulmonary crackles (moist popping and cracking sounds heard most often at th end of inspiration), evidence of pulmonary vascular congestion with pleural effusion, as seen on chest radiograph.

5 True/False questions

  1. arteriosclerosiscollection of several pathological conditions in which the walls of blood vessels, esp. arteries, become thickened and hardened, losing their elasticity


  2. atherosclerosiscollection of several pathological conditions in which the walls of blood vessels, esp. arteries, become thickened and hardened, losing their elasticity


  3. Acute leukemiaMalignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues, S/S: anemia and thrombocytopenia, chest radiographic examination may show mediastinal node and lung involvement and bone changes, infections are common, predisposed to anemia and thrombocytopenia, petechiae, ecchymoses, bleeding of mucous membranes may be present


  4. Platelet Count55%: colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended


  5. Major function of Lymphatic SystemLocalized infections and filters foreign cells