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Eosborne Ch. 7

Chapter Seven

What is the most common type of cardiovascular disease? Coronary heart disease
What is built up in the inner walls of the arteries to cause cardiovascular disease? Cholesterol
Cholesterol built on the inner walls is called? Atherosclerosis
A common cardiac emergency is called? Heart attack
A condition where the heart has stopped generating electrical activity is? Asystole
What can lessen heart attack damage? Asprin
Chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea or vomiing, dizziness, sweating is a sign of? Heart attack
If you suspect a heart attack you immedaitely? Call 911
Where should chest compressions should be done? Middle of the chest
When should you stop CPR? Another rescuer arrives
How many times does a heart beat a minute? 70
What should you make sure you're not doing while using an AED? Touching the patient
What is the first thing you do with an AED? Turn it on
What muscular organ circulates blood throughout the body? Heart
What is a faty substance that builds up on the inner walls of the arteries? Cholesterol
What is the leading cause of death for men and women? Cardiovascular disease
What is temporary pain in the chest? Angina
Angina is caused by? Lack of oxygen in heart
Blood vessels that supply the heart with oxygen rich blood is? Coronary arteries
Death of a heart muscle is called? Cardiac arrest
What is the purpose of CPR? Supply vital organs with oygen blood
Created by: Eosborne2011