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5 Matching questions

  1. edema
  2. dyspnea
  3. pulseless electrical activity (PEA)
  4. dysrhythmia
  5. coronary artery disease (CAD)
  1. a swelling resulting from a build up of fluid in the tissues
  2. b a disturbance in heart rate and rhythm
  3. c diseases that affect the arteries of the heart
  4. d shortness of breath; labored or difficult breathing
  5. e a condition in which the heart's electrical rhythm remains relatively normal, yet the mechanical pumping activity fails to follow the electrical activity, causing cardiac arrest

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a condition in which the heart has ceased generating electrical impulses
  2. the failure of the heart to pump efficiently, leading to excessive blood or fluids in the lungs, the body, or both
  3. a cardiac arrest that occurs within 2 hours of the onset of symptoms. the patient may have no prior symptoms fo coronary artery disease
  4. when the heart rate is slow, usually below 60 beats per minute
  5. a condition in which the heartbeat is quite rapid; if rapid enough, ventricular tachycardia will not allow the heart's chambers to fill with enough blood between beats to produce blood flow sufficient to meet the body's needs

5 True/False questions

  1. acute coronary syndrome (ACS)accumulation of fluid in the lungs

          

  2. angina pectorisa medication that dilates the blood vessels

          

  3. occlusionblockage, as of an artery by fatty deposits

          

  4. ventricular fibrillation (VF)a condition in which the heartbeat is quite rapid; if rapid enough, ventricular tachycardia will not allow the heart's chambers to fill with enough blood between beats to produce blood flow sufficient to meet the body's needs

          

  5. pulmonary edemaaccumulation of fluid in the lungs

          

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