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Our presentation is on _________ Artery Disease Coronary
These can gather plaque on their walls leading to strokes and heart attacks Arteries
A _______ occurs when things like inflammatory cells, lipoproteins, and calcium get stuck in an artery Blood Clot
This gathers on the walls of arteries and restricts blood flow Plaque
This is another name for plaque that gathers in an artery Fatty Deposits
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain is blocked Ischemic
A _______ Stroke occurs when and artery to the brain bursts Hemorrhagic
The symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease are almost all a form of _________ Chest Pain
______ of breath is another symptom of Coronary Artery Disease Shortness
This is something that Coronary Artery Disease is commonly mistaken for Heartburn

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Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Medical term for chest pain due to coronary heart disease. Heart muscle doesn't get as much blood. angina pectoris
A disease of arteries characterized by deposition of plaque/fatty materials on inner walls. Atherosclerosis
Blood poisoning. Occurs when a bacterial infection else where gets into the blood stream. septicaemia
Clotting of blood in a part of the circulatory system. thrombosis
A sudden neurological impairment. Occurs when blood gets blocked or limited to the brain. stroke
Caused by inflammation and by group A streptococcus. rheumatic fever
Disease where bone marrow produces increased numbers of leukocytes. leukemia
A herediatary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to control blood clotting. haemophilia
A sudden or fatal occurence when one or more of your coronary arteries get blocked. heart attack
Enlarge twisted veins due to valves not functioning properly. Varicose veins
Hardening and thickening of the artery wall due to build up plaque. arteriosclerosis
An enlargement of an artery caused by the weak artery wall. aneurysm
Abnormally high blood pressure. hypertension

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Coronary Artery Disease Crossword Puzzle

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Also know as coronary heart disease coronary artery disease
The type of risk factors you can change Modifiable
The type of diet you should eat to reduce the risk of CAD Heart Healthy
Increase consumption of these in your diet Fruits and Vegetables
The type of fat that contributes most to high cholesterol Saturated
When plaque builds up on walls of coronary arteries Atherosclerosis
Occurs when blood flow to your heart is blocked, resulting in death of heart muscle Heart Attack
These supply blood to the heart Coronary Arteries
Quitting this can reduce your risk for CAD and heart attacks Smoking
You should consume less than 2300 mg of this per day, less if you have high blood pressure Sodium
A common sign of a heart attack for men and women Chest Pain
The amount of physical activity you should get every day Thirty Minutes
You can manage this to improve your mental and physical health and reduce your risk of heart attack Stress
A non-modifiable risk factor Age
Uncontrolled _____________ increases triglycerides and your chances of coronary artery disease Diabetes

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Cardiovascular Disease Crossword

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Various diseases involving heart and blood vessels Cardiovascular Disease
Inactive Lifestyle Sedentary
Ranked #2 in deaths in the U.S. Cancer
Consistent High Blood Pressure Hypertension
“Bad” Cholesterol LDL
“Good” Cholesterol HDL
This type of diabetes is biological Type 1 Diabetes
This type of diabetes is environmental Type 2 Diabetes
Blood pressure range Below 120 and Below 80 Normal
Blood pressure range 120-129 or 80-89 Prehypertension
Another name for genetics Heredity
Coronary artery is completely blocked Heart Attack
Blocked blood supply to a part of the brain Stroke
Stroke caused by blockage in a blood vessel Ischemic
Stroke caused by burst or ruptured blood vessel Hemorrhagic
#1 Risk Factor Smoking
overall condition of body or mind and the presence or absence of illness or injury Health
expands the idea of health to include the ability to achieve optimal health, all dimensions Wellness
Any body movement Physical Activity
Internal Dialogue Self Talk
planned, structured, repetitive movement intended to improve or maintain physical fitness Exercise
Length of a workout Duration
Pressure when the heart is beating Systolic
Pressure when the heart is relaxing Diastolic
Peak of an exercise plan, most intense Workout

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Stroke Crossword

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Poor blood flow to brain resulting in cell death stroke
A type of stroke resulting from an obstruction Ischemic
Type of stroke associated with blood vessel ruptures Hemorrhagic
Key risk factor High blood pressure
Acronym for identifying onset of a stroke FAST
How many times more likely are you to suffer from a stroke if you are black Two
What may be a physical post stroke effect Fatigue
A treatment for ischemic stroke Stents
A surgical treatment for Hemorrhagic stroke clamping
A common misconception about stroke prevelance Rare
Possible recovery time twoyears
A sign or symptom of stroke Numbness
Uncontrollable risk factor Gender

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Heart Disease Crossword

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More people die from heart attack than this and AIDs. cancer
Also known as heart disease. coronary heart disease
Medical term for blood clots. Thrombus
Blood clot in an artery. arterialthrombosis
When a plaque made up of hard cholestrol and other cells build up on the walls of the Coronary arteries. atherosclerosis
Measures and records the electrical activity of the heart. electrocardiogram
Occurs when the blood flow to the heart is blocked long enough to damage or kill. heart attack
Heart attack without symptoms. silent heart attack
Irregular heartbeat palpitations
Chest pain that occurs when the blood and oxygen can't keep up with the needs of the heart. Angina
A blood condition where there isn't enough Hemoglobin. Anemia
A procedure where they will insert a tube in your arm, leg or groin veins or arterys to allow blood to flow easily. cardiaccatheterization
Heart valve that seperates the right atrium with the right ventricle. Triscupid
Heart valve that seperates the left atrium and left ventricle. Mitral
High blood pressure. Hypertension
Number of heart chambers. four
Specialist in cardiology cardiologist
Damage to the brain because of lack of blood. stroke
When two upper heart chambers quiver. atrial fibrillation
Disease of the heart muscle. cardiomypathy

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All about Strokes Crossword

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type of stroke that occurs when blood vessel in the brain breaks leaking blood into the brain hemorrhagic
type of stroke that occurs when arteries are blocked by bloot clots or by the gradual build up of plaque ischemic
inability to recogonize and interpret objects, people, sounds, or smells despite intact primary sense organs agnosia
responsible for basic life functioning ( breathing, HR, and BP) brainstem
the lobe of the brain that is responsible for emotions, judgements and impulse control frontal
treat __________, as it may mimic stroke symptoms hypoglycemia
slurred speech dysarthria
medication that should prescribed for any stroke patient with history of or with current atrial fibrillation anticoagulant
Any patient with a _____ higher than 100, should be placed on a statin LDH
lobe of the brain associated with language processing temporal
incoordination ataxia
inability to speak aphasia
leading preventable stroke risk factor hypertension
a buldging formation on the artery, usually caused by hypertension or excessive amount of fatty deposits aneurysm
inability to communicate ideas in written language not due to mechanical dysfunction; typically results from damage to the parietal lobe agraphia
________and stroke can occur together or in close proximity seizures
lobe of the brain associated with visual processing occipital
stroke patients must remain _____ until passing a dysphagia screen npo
hardening and thickening of the walls of the arteries atherosclerosis
stroke patient teaching must be ________ to the patient's risk factors for stroke personalized
stroke is the _____ leading cause of death in the US fifth
the B in BE FAST stands for balance

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Cardiovascular System Crossword

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the fluid portion of the blood plasma
red blood cells erythrocytes
the oxygen-transporting pigment of erythrocytes hemoglobin
white blood cell leukocytes
a white blood cell with secretory granules in its cytoplasm (ex. eosinophil/basophil) granulocytes
the most abundant of the white blood cells neutrophils
granular white blood cells whose granules readily take up a stain called eosin eosinophils
white blood cells whose granules stain deep blue with basic dye; have a relatively pale nucleus and granular-appearing cytoplasm basophils
white blood cells with a one-lobed nucleus. no granules in cytoplasm agranuloctyes
agranular white blood cells formed in the bone marrow that mature in the lymphoid tissue lymphocytes
large single-nucleus white blood cell; agranular leukocyte monocytes
one of the irregular cell fragments of blood; involved in clotting platelets
formation of blood cells hematopoiesis
stem cells that give rise to all the formed elements of the blood hemocytoblast
the stopping of a flow of blood hemostasis
the stout wall separating the lower chambers of the heart from one another interventricular septum
begins at the base of the right ventricle, branches into two pulmonary arteries which deliver deoxygenated blood to the corresponding lung pulmonary trunk
bicuspid and tricuspid atrioventricular valves
cord-like tendons that connect the papillary muscles to the tricuspid valve and the mitral valve in the heart (heart strings) chordae tendineae
lub dub, lub dub heart sounds
a condition in which the heart produces or is apt to produce a recurring sound indicative of disease or damage murmur
abnormally high blood pressure hypertension
a disease of the arteries characterized by the deposition of plaques of fatty material on their inner walls atherosclerosis
the membranous sac enveloping the heart pericardium
a chamber of the heart receiving blood from the veins; superior heart chambers atria
discharging chambers of the heart ventricles
system of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the lungs for gas exchange pulmonary circulation
major systemic artery; arises from the left ventricle of the heart aorta
systems of blood vessels that carries nutrient- and oxygen-rich blood to all the body organs systemic circulation
valves that prevent blood return to the ventricles after contraction semilunar valves
the contraction phase of heart activity systole
a period (between contractions) of relaxation of the heart during which it fills with blood diastole
a volume of blood ejected by a ventricle during systole stroke volume
sequence of events encompassing one complete contraction and relaxation of the atria and ventricles of the heart cardiac cycle

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National Nurses Week Word Search

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stomach
diabetes
hemorrhage
stroke
bandage
forceps
ophthalmoscope
otosope
call light
assessment
disease
symptoms
documentation
dictation
dose
needle
auscultate
medication
electrocardiogram
unit clerk
aide
patient
physician
nurse
brain stem
humerus
radius
femur
pulseless
asystole
enema
thermometer
monitor
ventricular tachycardia
atrial fibrillation
heartbeat
pulse
syringe
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Chapter 3 Crossword

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Consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood Cardiovascular System
A hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood Heart
The upper chamber of the heart that receives blood that comes into the heart Atrium
The lower chamber of the heart that pumps blood out of the heart Ventricle
A flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward Valve
A group of heart cells that sends out signals that make he heart muscle contract. Pacemaker
Blood Vessels that carry blood away from the heart. Arteries
Tiny, narrow vessels. Capillaries
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart. Veins
The first branches of the aorta that carry blood to the heart itself. Coronary Arteries
________ is caused by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall. Pulse
Process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration. Diffusion
The force blood exerts against the walls of blood vessels. Blood Pressure
The liquid part of blood Plasma
Deliver oxygen from the lungs to cells elsewhere in the body. Red Blood Cells
________ is an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules. Hemoglobin
The body's disease fighters. White Blood Cells
_______ are cell fragments that play an important part in forming blood clots. Platelets
The body's drainage system. Lymphatic System
The fluid inside the lymphatic system is called ________. Lymph
Small knobs of tissue. Lymph Nodes
A condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials. Atherosclerosis
A _____________ occurs when blood flow to part of the heart is blocked. Heart Attack
____________ is a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. Hypertension

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Stroke Month Crossword

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Difficulty swallowing food and liquids Dysphagia
The single highest risk factor for stroke Hypertension
Difficulty listening and talking Aphasia
Sign of stroke: if this is drooping, call 911 face
Sign of stroke: if this sounds strange, call 911 speech
Sign of stroke: if this drifts downward while raised, call 911 arm
Look here to see if a patient has a modified diet Blue band
With a stroke, " ________ lost is brain lost" time
This type of stroke occurs with a shortage or blockage of blood flow to the brain Ischemic
This type of stroke occurs when blood vessel(s) in the brain rupture hemorrhagic
This disease deals with "sugars" but if uncontrolled, increases the risk of stroke diabetes
A common physical deficit of stroke, often on just one side of the body paralysis
Difficulty planning or sequencing desired movements apraxia
Difficulty controlling bladder & bowels incontinence
Imbalance of muscle tone Spastic
Absence of muscle tone (a "limp" arm or leg) Flaccid
Development of a blood clot in the vascular system thrombosis

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