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phleb/o vein
arteri/o artery
varic/o varicose
vascul/o vessel
aneurysm/o aneurysm
esophag/o esophagus
thromb/o clot
valvul/o valve
atri/o atrium
ventricul/o ventricle
sept/o septum
cardi/o heart
my/o muscle
itis inflammation
ECG electrocardiogram
EKG electrocardiogram
MI myocardial infarction
CAD coronary artery disease
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CV cardiovascular
CHF congestive heart failure
CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DVT deep vein thrombosis
HA headache/heart attack
HR heart rate
T temp
P pulse
R resp
BP blood pressure
HTN hypertension
wt weight
ht height
CXR chest x-ray
PRN as needed
What part of the heart has both oxygenated and deoxygenated blood atrium
What is the outer layer of the heart wall epicardium
The valve between the left atrium and left ventricle Mitral
The pacemaker of the heart SA Node
Abnormal sounds caused by malfunctioning valves murmur
Movement of blood between the heart and lungs is called pulmonary circulation
What occurs when the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen Ischemia
What kind of chest pain is relieved by rest angina
When someone has pulse under 60 beats/minute they are said to have bradycardia
Cardiac catheterization is what kind of test angiography
What is inflammation of the heart lining caused by a bacteria endocarditis
What is a narrowing of the aorta causing a decrease in blood flow coarctation
A Holter monitor records the electrical impulses of the heartbeat for 24
The most common site to take a pulse is the radial
what carries blood away from the heart arteries
what carries blood back to the heart veins
The dorsalis pedis artery is located top of foot
The carotid pulse is located where neck
Plaque buildup in arteries is called atherosclerosis
what is located on the left side of the chest in the thoracic region. heart
Systole is when the heart is contracting
The medical term for an enlarged heart cardiomegaly
A myocardial infarction is a heart attack
Deoxygenated blood from the body returns to the heart, entering the right atrium
Two EXCEPTIONS to arteries carrying oxygenated blood are the pulmonary/umbilical
The contractive phase of the heartbeat is systole
An abnormal sound heard when auscultating an artery is bruit
What is the term for a pounding or racing of the heart palpitation
What is the term for a rapid heartbeat tachycardia
The process of recording the electrical activity of the heart is electrocardiography
Profuse secretion of sweat is diaphoresis
The surgical repair of a vessel is angioplasty
Lack of oxygen in blood is cyanosis
An accumulation and hardening of plaque in the coronary arteries is CAD
Cardiac tissue death that occurs when a coronary artery is occluded is MI
A progressive disorder of the ventricles of the heart is cardiomyopathy
Localized dilation of an artery caused by a congenital or acquired weakness in the wall of a vessel is anerysm
A disease in which the arterial walls become thickened and lose their elasticity, without the presence of atheromas is artheriosclerosis
Inflammation of either deep or superficial veins with the formation of one or more blood clots is thrombophlebitis
Threading of a thin tube into the heart to collect diagnostic information about structures in the heart, coronary arteries, and great vessels is cardiac cath
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