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Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac contractions completely stop
Using cardiac shock to convert abnormal cardiac rhythm to normal
Cardioversion
Using cardiac shock to convert abnormal cardiac rhythm to normal
Cardioversion
Pacemaker of the heart in Right atrium
SA NODE
DIFFUCULTY BREATHING WHEN IN SUPINE POSTION
ORTHOPNEA
HEART MUSCLE
MYOCARDIUM
PERTAING TO HEART MUSCLE
MYOCARDIAL
TEMPORARY INTERRUPTION IN THE BLOOD SUPPLY TO A TISSUE OR ORGAN
ISCHEMIC
AREA OF TISSUE THAT HAS DIED FROM LACK OF BLOOD SUPPLY.
INFARCTION
HIGH BLOOD PRESURE ABOVE 140/90
HYPERTENSION
OUTSIDE OF NORMAL TISSUE
ECTOPIC
DIFFICULTY BREATHING
DYSPNEA
MACHINE USED TO ELECTROSHOCK THE HEART THROUGH ELECTRODES PLACED ON THE CHEST WALL.
DEFIBRILLATOR
ABNORMAL SOUND OR MURMUR HEARD ON AUSCULIATION OF AN ORGAN, VESSEL OR GLAND
BRUIT
RECURRING CRAMPING IN THE CALVES CAUSED BY POOR CIRCULATION OF BLOOD TO THE MUSCLES OF THE LOWER LEG.
INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATIONS
AN INHERITED CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY ELONGATION OF THE BONES, JOINT HYPERMOBILITY, ABNORMALITIES OF TEH EYES, AND DEVELOPMENT OF AORTIC ANEURYSM.
MARFAN SYNDROME
AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER THAT AFFECTS THE BLOOD VESSELS AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE, CAUSING FIBROUS DEGENERATION OF THE MAJOR ORGANS
SCLERODERMA
Abnormality or irregularity in the heart rhythm
arrhythmia
The two upper chambers of the heart
atria
Part of the cardiac conduction system located between the atria and the ventricles.
atrioventricular AV node
Divides from one into two branches
bifurcates
heart rate of less than 60 beats per min
Bradycardia
Specialized muscle fibers that conduct electrical impules fro AV node to Ventricluar myocardium
bundle of His
heart rate over 100 beats per min
Tachycardia
the two lower chanbers of the heart
ventricles
DIZZINESS
VERTIGO