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CV test

TermDefinition
nitrogrycerin drug used to treat angina
plaque substance that clogs arteries
pacemaker machine that stimulates heart contractions
CV collapse type of cardiac arrest associated with blood loss
coronary bypass surgery to correct coronary artery disease
atherosclerosis disease where arteries are narrowed or clogged
stroke result of a blood clot in the brain
congestive heart failure weak heart action that causes swelling in the ankles and legs
cardiac standstill cardiac arrest due to anoxia
myocardial infarction a blood clot in a heart artery that causes death of heart tissue
congenital existing at birth
ventricular fibrillation a type of cardiac arrest with twitching heart muscles
cerebral hemorrhage severe bleeding in the brain that occurs when an artery bursts
hypertension blood pressure consistently above 140/90
electrocardiogram electrocardiograph a printout of the heart's electrical activity or wave machine
Created by: lizzyhearts432