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Chapter 7 Heartstuff

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1. What is cardiovascular disease? 1. abnormal conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels
2. What is angina pectoris? 2. loss of oxygen to the heart
3. What is asystole? 3. the heart has stopped generating electrical activity
4. What is atherosclerosis? 4. fatty deposits build up on the walls of the arteries
5. What is cardiac arrest? 5. the heart has stopped beating or beats too ineffectively to generate a pulse
6. What is cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR)? 6. chest compressions and rescue breathing for a ictim whose heart and breathing has stopped
7. What is cholesterol? 7. a fatty substance made by the ody, also found in foods
8. What are coronary arteries? 8. blood vessels that supply the heart muscle with oxygen rich blood
9. What is another name for a heart attack? 9. myocardial infraction
10. What is defibrillation? 10. an electrical shock that disrupts the electrical activity of the heart
11. What is ventricular fibrillation? 11. an abnormal heart rhythm, the ventricles quiver
12. What is ventricular tachycardia? 12. an abnormal heart rhythm characterized by rapid contractions of the ventricles
13. Do most people deny that they are having a heart attack? 13. yes
14. What is one major signal that you are having a heart attack? 14. radiating chest pains
15. Should you use an AED with an infant? 15. no
16.What should you do if the AED pads touch on a child? 16. put one on the chest and one on the back
17. What does AED stand for? 17. Automated External Defibrillators
18. What is the first thing you should do with an AED? 18. turn it on
19. Should you put an AED pad on a pacemaker? 19. no
20. Should you be touching the victim when you are about to administer the shock from an AED? 20. no
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