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Angin to choke
–Emia Blood Condition
mano thin
phono sound
Arrhythmia lack of rhythm of the heartbeat
Arteries vessels transport blood from right to left ventricles
Atherosclerosis build up of fatty substances
Arteriosclerosis A condition of hardening of an artery
Brachial Pulse behind elbow
Blood Pressure pressure of blood on the walls of the vessels
bradycardia slow heartbeat
cardiotonic increase the tone of the heart; a type of medication
carotid pulse neck pulse
cyanosis dark blue/ oxygen deficiency
endarterectomy excision of inner potion of an artery
endocardium inner lining of the heart
filbrillation quivering of muscle fiber
Hemangioma benign tumor of a blood vessel
Korotkoff’s Sounds tapping sound of heart
Myocardium heart muscle
Phlebotomy- taking of blood
Radial Artery wrist
SA Node pace maker of the heart
Sphygmomanometer- used to measure b/p (cuff)
Stroke- blockage of a blood vessel in the brain
Tachycardia- fast heart rate
Thrombosis- stationary blood clot
Vasotripsy- crushing blood vessel to stop hemorrhageing
What are the Primary Pulse Points? Carotid, brachial, radial
How much does the heart weigh? 300g/ 1 pound
Created by: Littleraincloud