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Haney GP ch10

Haney GP ch10 part 1

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Identify the first symptom of coronary artery disease. Pain of angina pectoris.
What measures are initiated to try to reverse cardiac arrest? CPR and defibrillation
Name the most prevalent cardiovascular disorder in the United States. Hypertensive Heart Disease
What is the percentage of deaths occurring in the first hour after a myocardial infraction. 65%
Cor pulmonale affects which side of the heart? right side
How are cardiac arrhythmias diagnosed? 12-lead ECG
Identify the cause of rheumatic heart disease. based on clinical picture and a history of a traumatic event.
List the three form of arteriosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis, arteriolosclerosis
Explain the cause of cardiac tamponade. based on a clinical picture and a history of a traumatic event.
What is shock? collapse of the cardiovascular system, including vasodilation and fluid shift accompanied by inefficient cardiac output
Where does endocarditis take place in? lining and the valves of the heart.
How do you prevent emboli? deep vein thrombosis during periods of immobilization or reduces physical activity essential.
What are some signs and symptoms of cardiomyopathy? dyspnea, fatigue, tachycardia, palpitations, and occasionally chest pain.
Is valvular heart disease a(n)acquired or congenital disorder? both
What is the patient teaching for Mitral Stenosis? use visual aids to demonstrate the effect valvular disease has on blood circulation through the heart. explain the medical regimen and how medications can improve the condition.
What is the diagnosis of Angina Pectoris? patient history revels a previous exertional chest pain. ECG taken during the angina episode may show ischemia. also a CAD may be performed.
What is Hypertensive Heart Disease? most prevalent cardiovascular disorder in the United states, is the result of chronically elevated pressure throughout the vascular system.
Differences between Malignant hypertension and essential hypertension. Malignant: life threatening condition severe form. essential: primary form, high blood pressure
What is the cause of Congestive Heart Failure? the pumping action of the heart resulting in heart failure. Acute congestive heart failure is myocardial infarction. Chronic hypertension, CAD, COPD
How does the skin look if a patient has Pulmonary Edema? cold and clammy
Pulmonary Edema effects what side of the heart? Left
What is Cardiogenic Shock? inadequate output of blood by the heart
What is patient screening of atherosclerosis? reporting angina pectoris, dizziness, elevated blood pressure, and shortness of breath.
Treatment for Pericarditis? managing the underlying disease and reducing the inflammation. antibiotic drugs, possible surgical drainage. bed rest, NSAIDs, corticosteroids.
Patient screening for myocarditis? complaining of dyspnea and palpitations. advised to seek medical attention.
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