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5 Matching questions

  1. plasma %
  2. defribillation
  3. Holter monitor
  4. NYHA Class II
  5. Left ventricle
  1. a Mild: slightly limited physical activity, confortable at rest, ordinary physical activity results in fatigue, palpitations, dyspnea, or angina
  2. b 55%: colorless watery fluid of blood and lymph containing no cells and in which erythrocytes and leukocytes and platelets are suspended
  3. c Records a tracing of the heart during various activities and is compared with activities that the patient is documenting as well
  4. d the use of electric shock to restore the heart's normal rhythm, also known as cardioconversion
  5. e Receives oxygenated blood from left atrium and then pumps the oxygenated blood out through the aorta to all parts of the body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 5 to 6 Liters or 10 to 12 pints
  2. 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.
  3. a cardiovascular disease characterized by a sac-like widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
  4. Monitoring for arrhythmias, shortness of breath, and bleeding at insertion/access site. Leg exercise and ambulation is discouraged for the first 6-8 hours after procedure.
  5. Type AB

5 True/False questions

  1. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate11-12.5 seconds Rapidity of blood clotting; Detects plasma clotting defects, screens for coagulation, and monitors warfarin (Coumadin) therapy; possible critical values greater than 20 seconds


  2. Buerger's DiseaseReed-Sternberh Cells are particular to this disorder; malignant disorder usually arising in the lymph nodes, causes 1 or more groups of lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin, chest or abdomen, can also cause weight loss, fever, sweating at night and itching, massage is not usually recommended


  3. Iron deficienct anemiaThe RBC count and hemoglobin and hematocrit levels will be below normal


  4. atherosclerosisThe disease process in which the body's vessles become increasingly occluded by plaques. The plaques narrow the arteries and obstruct the artery and can contribute to hypertensive heart disease. Arteries provide coronary blood flow. Hardened vessels can't dilate properly and , therefore, constrict blood flow.


  5. hypoxemiadeficient amount of oxygen in the blood