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What are the symptoms of heart attack? (4)
Pain in chest, shortness of breath, nausea/indigestion, sweating
5 risk factors that you can control
smoking, obesity, lack of exercise, use of drugs/alcohol, high cholesterol
What are 3 characteristics of a SIDS affected child?
Mother did drugs/alcohol, poor prenatal care, premature child
What are 2 agencies that teach CPR and which one am I taking?
American Red Cross, American Heart Association. American Red Cross
What are 3 things you can do for a person having a heart attack?
Tell them to stop what they're doing, give them aspirin, lay them on their right side, call 911
What is the middle of the chest called? What is it made out of? What is the lower tip of the sternum called?
Sternum, cartilage and bone, xiphoid process
What is the top reading of blood pressure called? Bottom? What is normal blood pressure? High?
Systolic, diastolic, 120/80, 140/90
What are 2 functions of the tricuspid valve?
Holds blood, allows blood to flow in one direction only
What are 2 functions of the lungs?
Takes in O2 and puts out CO2, carries on transformation of exchange of gases
What is the difference between heart attack and cardiac arrest?
Heart attack is when blood vessels that supply blood to the heart are blocked, preventing enough oxygen from getting to the heart, Cardiac arrest is when you stop breathing
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