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5 Matching questions

  1. acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
  2. dysrhythmia
  3. coronary artery disease (CAD)
  4. cardiac compromise
  5. occlusion
  1. a the condition in which a portion of the myocardium dies as a result of oxygen starvation; often called a heart attack by laypersons
  2. b blockage, as of an artery by fatty deposits
  3. c diseases that affect the arteries of the heart
  4. d a disturbance in heart rate and rhythm
  5. e a blanket term that refers to a heart problem with a rapid onset

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the failure of the heart to pump efficiently, leading to excessive blood or fluids in the lungs, the body, or both
  2. accumulation of fluid in the feet or ankles
  3. when the heart rate is slow, usually below 60 beats per minute
  4. a blanket term used to represent any symptoms related to lack of oxygen (ischemia) in the heart muscle
  5. no breathing

5 True/False questions

  1. nitroglycerinwhen the heart rate is slow, usually below 60 beats per minute

          

  2. cardiovascular systema blanket term that refers to a heart problem with a rapid onset

          

  3. sudden deathaccumulation of fluid in the feet or ankles

          

  4. embolismblockage of a vessel by a clot or foreign material brought to the site by the blood current

          

  5. asystoleshortness of breath; labored or difficult breathing