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This disease results from an atherosclerotic plaque build up over time, reducing size of affected artery CAD
chest pain that is predictable with exertion and goes away with nitrates or rest Stable angina
Angina that is associated with cocaine use and coronary artery spasms Prinzmetals
Necrosis or death of cardiac cells when the heart is severely deprived of O2 results in this MI
Chest pain that is felt elsewhere (Jaw, shoulder, back, arm) Radiating pain
If someone has had an MI in the past this permanet change on an EKG would be seen Pathologic Qwave
Blood test that is found in cells of brain,heart and skeletal muscle, if elevation may be MI but we cant rule in. CK
This test is specific to cardiac muscle, rises in 4-8 hours, peaks in 18-24 hours and returns normal in 72. Can rule in MI if elevated. CKMB
This enzyme test is specific to cardiac muscle, rizes in 2-4 hours, peaks at 24-36 and returns normal in 10-14 days. Troponin
This procedure is invasive and uses contrast to view artery, measure blockage, wall motion, valves and ef. Cardiac cath
This procedure uses a gell on the chest and with a probe is able to view motion of the heart, valve function and EF Echocardiogram
This class of drugs is given to angina patients to relieve chest pain Nitrates
This class of drugs blocks beta receptors in the heart reduces heart rate, reduces speed of conduction through AV node Beta Blockers
These drugs cause arterial dilation and reduction of afterload, increases coronary perfusion, decrease myocardial force of contraction CA channel blockers
This class of drugs reduces preload and afterload and promotes water loss through kidneys,decreasing blood volume ACE inhibitors
These drugs lyse clots that have already formed Thrombolytics
Opiod analgesic used in MIs Morphine Sulfate
This drug is used to treat A fib, decreases conduction through the AV node, increases force of ventricular contraction and should be held if HR less than 60 Digoxin
This acronym is used in the treatment of MIs. Name it and what the letters mean. MONAB
This procedure uses a balloon tipped catheter to compress plaque on artery walls, opening the lumen. PTCA
This open heart procedure is most common, treats but not cure CABG
Hypertension resulting from kidney disease, pregnancy or endocrine disorders Secondary HTN
Disease resluting from plaque build up in the arteries in the peripheral extremities PVD
This drug is referred to as a TRUE blood thinner, used to increase bloodflow in extremitites Trental
This may happen as a result of gangrene and tissue necrosis if unable to revascularize an affected extremity Amputation
A condition where a clot forms on the wall of a vein, inflammation occurs and some degree of obstructed venous flow occurs DVT
Blood test to detect clotting used in people on Heparin aPTT
Given with heparin until it reaches a theraputic effect, if using this drug must motitor Vitamin K intake Coumadin
This drug is a direct thrombin inhibitor that can replace coumadin but has no antidote, is expensive and contraindicated in valve disease pts Pradaxa
This drug interferes with protein involved in clotting, indicated to reduce risk of stroke in afib pts, used to prevent DVT/PE in hip replacemet pts Xarelto
Condition of poor venous blood flow in lower extremities, results in venous stasis Venous insufficiency
In this disease the pt will experience blue, white red symtoms Raynauds

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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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CPR, First Aid, AED Crossword Puzzle

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How many chest compressions do you give during CPR before your rescue breaths? Thirty
What is the position you put a person in if they show no signs of injury? Recovery
Is a machiene used that analyzes the heart’s rhythm and, if necessary, tells you to deliver a shock to a victim in sudden cardiac arrest AED
What occurs when blood flow to part of the heart muscle is blocked? Heart Attack
Cardiovascular disease, severe trauma, breathing emergencies, electric shock, and drug overdose can cause Cardiac Arrest
How many rescue breaths do you give? two
In "SAMPLE" what does the "A" stand for? Allergies
In a head to toe check, what do you check first? Head
Check, Call, _______ Care
What is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation better known as? CPR
Rescue breaths should make the ______ rise Chest
The _______ Chain of Survival Cardiac
What should you wear to protect yourself during CPR? Breathing barrier
Never attempt more than ___ rescue breaths between sets of compressions Two
When checking for breathing, check for no more than ____ seconds Ten
Must be given by person or parent/guardian of a child Consent
Early ______ is the third step in the Adult Cardiac Chain of Survival defibrillation
If a injured person is responsive, what achronym do you use? sample
If an AED says "No Shock Advised" continue _____ CPR
Perform this after compressions and before breaths if you believe the airway is blocked Finger Sweep

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CPR/AED Crossword

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Must be given by person or parent/guardian if coherent or a child Consent
Perform this after compressions and before breaths if you believe the airway is blocked Finger Sweep
Number of compressions performed for one set of CPR Thirty
Acronym used to "interview" a conscious victim SAMPLE
One way to protect yourself when giving care Gloves
Second of the 3 C's to activate EMS Call
Number of back blows and abdominal thrusts for a conscious choking victim Five
Device used to "restart" victim in cardiac arrest AED
Depth you compress an adults chest during CPR. At least ____ Two Inches
Law that protects lay responders from being sued if their service is voluntary and within guidelines of their training Good Samaritan
Position victim is placed in if breathing and has a pulse Recovery
Number of breaths given for each set of CPR Two
Blockage of blood flow to part of the heart causing that part of the muscle to "die" Heart Attack
Final of the 3 C's that you provide for the victim if permitted Care
What you do to the head if the first breath doesn't go in ReTilt
Early ______ of cardiac arrest is the first link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival Recognition
Early ______ is the 3rd link in the Cardiac Chain of Survival Defibrilation
Improper function of the hearts electrical system Cardiac Arrest
The _____ Chain of survival Cardiac
First of the 3 C's to size up the scene and the victim Check

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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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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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Heart Disease Crossword

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Are most heart diseases genetic? Mostly
most likely to accure in high or low blood pressure? high
most likely to have heart disease? women
main body organ? heart
a cause of heart disease? diabetes
something to quit while having heart problems? smoking
things that are stopping artery from working? clots
what does the heart pump? blood
what is the most important thing pumped throughout blood? oxygen
who to ring during an expected heart attack? emergency
the size of an adult human heart? fist
amount of deaths caused by heart attacks yearly in the United States? thousands
can increase the risk of heart disease? alcohol
main symptoms in females? lightheaded
symptoms? neausea
produces with fat count to clog artery? dairy
a symptoms of an heart attack? fatigue
people at risk? obese
forms of ways to prevent heart attack? exercise
another symptoms? chest-pains

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Circulatory System Crossword

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what is the constriction of coronary ateries that lead to chest pain Angina Pectoris
Blood vessels that connect to arteries and capillaries arterioles
the upper chamber of the heart (receives blood) atrium
smallest blood vessel capillary
what is the volume of blood pumped per minute cardiac output
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR
they carry blood to the heart veins
lower ejecting chamber of heart ventricle
what the nurse feels for on your wrist pulse
i am located between the left atrium and ventrical mitral valve
myocardial infarction heart attack
high blood pressure hypertension
opposite of 12 across Hypotension
the circulation between the heart and lungs pulmonary
circulation of blood in the heart coronary
left AV valve bicuspid
pressure when you are relaxed diastolic
the opposite of diastolic systolic
ECG-Ventrical relaxtion t wave
ECG-atrial contraction P wave

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Circulatory System Crossword

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place where substances are exchanged between the blood and body cells capillaries
the liquid part of blood Plasma
a flap of tissue that prevents blood from flowing backward valve
bloodvessles that carry blood back to the heart veins
take up oxyhgen in the blood and deliver it to cells elsewhere in the body redbloodcells
the body's disease fighters whitebloodcells
consists of the heart, blood vessels, and blood cardiovascular system
(singular) lower chambers of the heart ventricle
(singular) upper chambers of the heart atrium
the process by which molecules move from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
largest artery in the body aorta
a force exerted by blood against the walls of blood vessels blood pressure
the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery walls pulse
a group of heart cells that sends out signals that make the heart muscle contract pacemaker
hollow, muscular organ that pumps blood throughout the body heart
blood vessles that carry blood away from the heart arteries
iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules hemoglobin

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2016 Medical Laboratory Week (Lab Terms) Crossword

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Carrier of genetic information. Chromosome
Serum based material with assigned target values. Control
Reaction vessel (similar to a tube) used in photometric analyzers. Cuvette
The study of hormones. Endocrinology
Hormone produced naturally by the pancreas and controls the level of glucose in the blood. Insulin
The process of dissolution of cells. Lysis
The study of microorganisms (bacteria/viruses/parasites). Microbiology
Reproducibility of test results. Precision
The procedure that removes waste substance from the circulating blood. Dialysis
A newborn in its first month of life. Neonate
The liquid portion of blood remaining after a clot forms. Serum
A measure of how close a determined value is to the true value. Accuracy
Requiring oxygen. Aerobic
Condition where red cell count or hemoglobin level is below normal. Anemia
Formed in the liver from the breakdown of hemoglobin. Bilirubin
Substance with the potential to produce cancer in humans or animals. Carcinogen
The process of forming a fibrin clot. Coagulation
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Plasma protein produced in the liver and converted to fibrin through the action of thrombin. Fibrinogen
The presence of blood in the urine. Hematuria
The rupture or destruction of red cells resulting in the release of hemoglobin. Hemolysis
Excessive amount of fat in blood. Hyperlipidemia
Having reduced color or hemoglobin content. Hypochromic
The organ in which urine is formed. Kidney
Cloudy appearance due to excess lipid content. Lipemic
Substance that stops the blood from clotting, Anticoagulant
Clumping of red blood cells that appear to be stacked like a roll of coins. Rouleaux
Capillary blood collector. Microtainer
Low lint wipes used to clean in the lab. Kimwipes

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