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apraxia
inability to move
agnosia
inability to recognize familar objects
spasticity
increased tone, hyperactive reflexes, clonus, Babinski
ataxia
uncoordinated movement
chorea
involuntary movement
faccidity
absent tone
hypotonia
decreased tone
expressive aphasia
difficulty speaking
receptive aphasia
inability to understand or recieve information
orthopnea
difficulty breathing
orthostatic hypotension
decrease in BP upon standing
atelectasis
alveolar collapse due to complete absorption of gas or

the inability of the alveoli to expand
apnea
absence of respirations
cor pulmonale
right ventricular enlargement from a primary pulmonary cause
Cheyne-Strokes respirations
gradual increase in rate and depth followed by gradual decrease
tachycardia
high pulse rate; > 100bpm
Beta-adrenergic blocking agents(beta-blockers)
Propranolol, Metoprolol, nadolol, Atenolol, Timolol
Calcium channel blocking agent
inhibits the flow of Ca ions across smooth muscle
cause vasodilation and relieve angina pain and coronary artery spasms

Verapamil, Nifedipine, Deltiazem
ejection fraction
difference between left ventricular end diastolic volume and left ventricular end systolic volume
digitalis
strengthens the contraction of the heart muscle, slows the rate of contraction of teh heart, and promotes the elimination of fluid from body tissues.
antiarrhythmias
Lidocaine, Quinidine, Procainamide, Disopyramide, Phenytoin(Dilantin)

used to treat cardiac arrhythmias
catecholamines
epi and norepi

increase cardiac rate, contractility, automaticity, and excitability
ingestion
initial step of placing food in the mouth
motility
the way foods are transported through the digestive system(peristalsis and segmentation)