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bonewit chapter 12

Cardiopulmonary procedures

refers to amount, extent, size, abundance, or fullness amplitude
additional electrical activity picked up by the electrocardiograph that interferes with the normal apperance of the ECG cycles artifact
buildup of fibrous plaques of fatty deposits and cholsterol on the inner walls of the coronary arteries atherosclerosis
the flat horizontal line that seperates that various waves of the ECG cycle baseline
one complete heart beat cardiac cycle
an irregular heart rhythm; also termed as arrhythmia Dysrhythmia
the graphic representation of a hearbeat ECG cycle
the graphic representation of the electrical activity of the heart electrocardiogram (ECG)
the instrument used to record the electrical activity of the heart electrocardiograph
a conductor of electricity, which is used to promote contact between the body and the electrocardiograph electrode
a chemical substance that promotes conduction of an electrical current electrolyte
the length of a wave or the length of a wave with a segment interval
deficiency of blood in a body part ischemia
refers to an ECG taht is within normal limits normal sinus rhythm
the portion of the ECG between two waves segment
an instrument for measuring air taked into and expelled form the lungs spirometer
measurement of an individuals breating capacity by means of a spirometer spirometry
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