Angina pectoris

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  • Lasix Phoenix Case Study

    Kathryn R. is a 57-year old woman who has a history of mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation and high blood pressure. Mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation is a condition where the mitral valve doesn’t close properly, leading to regurgitation where the blood leaks backwards when the heart beats. The blood is then unable to reach the rest of the body, pushing the heart to pump harder in order for the blood to go to the body. Kathryn’s hypertension is a risk factor that has lead to her…

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  • First Aid Importance

    unable to maintain an awareness of self and surrounding. Causes of Unconsciousness Following are the causes of unconsciousness (remember the acronym FISH SHAPED) • Fainting • Imbalance of heat (hyperthermia & hypothermia) • Shock • Heart attack (angina pectoris) • Stroke • Head injuries • Asphyxia • Poisoning • Epilepsy • Diabetic emergencies (diabetic coma and diabetic shock) Levels of…

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  • Antagonists: The Classification Of Antagonists

    site on the surface of cytoplasmic end, thereby blocking the influx of Ca+( Andersen et al., 2006). Verapamil is able to treat related diseases in the range of 10-20 micromolar (Fleckenstein, 1988). It is used in the high risk of diseases such as angina, hypertension and…

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  • Amlodipine: A Case Study

    group of medications known as long acting dihydropyridine-type calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine widen the blood vessels and improves blood flow. Widening of these blood vessels lowers blood pressure. In angina, amlodipine increases blood flow to the heart muscle to relieve pain due to angina. (WHO, 2013). Amlodipine was discovered by a research team lead by Simon Campbell and created by the Pfizer Corporation. Amlodipine was introduced in the United State in 1992. Just two years after its…

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  • Disadvantages Of Smoking

    that are present in smoke may resist immune system to destroy cancer cells. It damage DNA cells which gives rise to cancerous cell tumor. Cigarettes containing nicotine which is an addictive ingredient of it may cause heart attacks, stroke, and angina pectoris. Therefore, it narrows the blood vessels of heart which leads to blockage that creates difficulty in the flow of blood through vessels. Central Nervous system especially brain is also affected as a result of smoking. Breast cancer and the…

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  • Coronary Heart Disease Essay

    article includes the types of treatment that patients need, and preventation ways from coronary heart disease. It states that heart attack occurs when a blood clot develops from plaque in one of the arteries. Lack of oxygen to the heart can cause angina or a heart attack. The main symptoms that could exist are chest discomfort, shortness of breath, nausea, and vomiting. It mentions that age, uncontrolled hypertention, high blood pressure, lack of exerices, and high blood cholesterol are the main…

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  • Differences Between Cholesterol And Fats

    noteworthiness is that they are inclined to cardiovascular maladies. If a coagulation structures and obstructs the limited supply route, a progression of cardiovascular sicknesses, for example, hypertension, dead myocardial tissue, arteriosclerosis, angina pectoris, heart assault or stroke can come about. Elevated amounts of cholesterol are additionally nearly related to…

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  • Chest Pain Case Study

    should inquire about the onset, location, duration, radiation, and characteristics of the pain. The nurse should also inquire about the aggravating and relieving factors. Chest pain that occurs on exertion and relieved by rest signifies stable angina pectoris (Czarnecki et al. 2013, p. 1390). Ischemic chest pain presents as squeezing, burning, pressure, or a sense of heaviness over the chest (Nilsson 2008, p. 7). Assessing Jim’s chest pain will enable the nurse to collect vital information that…

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  • Ageing On The Human Body And Pre-Hospital: A Case Study

    vascular stiffness (Steppan et al., 2011) and a mild increase in heart weight, reflecting some degree of left ventricular hypertrophy (Alberto, Radaelli, Centola 2003). This can lead to several diseases of the cardiovascular system including angina pectoris, heart failure and myocardial infarction. The electrical conduction system of the heart can also change during ageing. For example, the number of pacemaker cells in the sinoatrial node decreases substantially with ageing, which in…

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study In Scarlet

    Having been converted in college Doyle was an avid believer in psychic mediums, ghost, and even fairies. He wrote papers supporting the belief system and even set up a séance for after he passed. Near the end of his life Doyle became ill with Angina Pectoris, a disease that causes chest pain, and was told to stop all travel immediately by his doctor. Despite this warning Doyle traveled to the Netherlands for a Spiritualism tour. When he returned he had a severe chest pain that left him…

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