Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Unit 3, Part 2

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Fatty deposit build up within the coronary arteries.
Atherogenesis Build up of cholesterol and lipids within the artery.
Modifiable Risk Factors -hypertension (HTN) -smoking -obesity -diabetes mellitus (DM) -dyslipidemia (HDL+LDL) -physical inactivity -Diet: high salt/ fat, low veggies/ fiber
Non Modifiable Risk Factors -Age -Gender: males>females (premenopausal) -Ethnicity (Caucasian > African American) -Genetic
Control Modifiable Risk Factors 1. Lifestyle changes, pharmacological treatment 2. smoking cessation, physical activity weight control, dietary management, blood pressure control, glucose and lipid control
Nursing Actions 1. Assessment for risk factors and compliance 2. Patient Ed: lifestyle changes, medication 3. Facilitate referrals: weight reduction, cardiology, endocrine
CAD Progresses--> Coronary Ischemia (decrease blood flow and oxygen to myocardium)
Created by: azmedina