Cardiovascular Disorders Crossword

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Mar 23, 2016
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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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Oct 17, 2017
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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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Circulatory System Crossword

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Sep 15, 2016
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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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Blood and cardio disorders Crossword

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Feb 13, 2017
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A decrease in the oxygen-carrying ability of the blood Anemia
An excessive or abnormal increase in the number of the Ruth recites Polycythemia
When bone marrow becomes cancerous and a huge number of wbc's are turned out rapidly Leukemia
A client that develops and persists in and on broken blood vessel Thrombus
When I thrombus breaks away from the vessel wall and flows freely in the bloodstream Embolus
An insufficientNumber of circulating platelets Thrombocytopenia
A bleeding disorder that results from a lack of any factor needed for clotting hemophilia
Inflammation of the pericardium Pericarditis
The valve flaps of the heart becomes stiff Valvular stenosis
A heart attack Myocardial infarction
When the ventricles begin to pump at their own rate Heart block
Lack of an adequate blood supply to the heart muscle Ischemia
A rapid heart rate Tachycardia
Hey heart rate that is substantially slower than normal Bradycardia
Abnormal or unusual heart sounds Murmurs
When the pumping efficiency of the heart is depressed so that circulation is in adequate to meet tissue needs CHF
A serious complication of varicose veins Thrombophlebitis
Temporary low blood pressure and dizziness when standing up suddenly Orthostatic hypotension
A condition in which the blood vessels are inadequately filled and blood cannot circulate normally Circulatory shock
The insidious filling of the blood vessels with fatty, calcified deposit lead to what coronary artery disease

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Heart Disease Crossword

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Jun 26, 2017
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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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Cardiovascular System Crossword

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Feb 14, 2017
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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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Coronary Artery Disease puzzle Crossword

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Jun 7, 2017
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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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Unit TWO Crossword

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Feb 19, 2016
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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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Heart Diseases Crossword

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Jan 27, 2017
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VASCULER CLOSURE DEVICE angiocele
THICKENING AND HARDINING OF THE WALLS OF THE ARTERY arteriosclerosis
BUILD UP OF SUBSTANCES IN AND ON ARTERY WALLS atherosclerosis
SLOW HEARTRATE bradycardia
HEART AND BLOOD VESSEL DISEASE cardiovascular
INFLIMATTION OF THE HEART carditis
INADEQUATE OXYGENATION OF THE BLOOD; BLUISH DISCOLORATION cyanosis
SUDDEN BLOCKING OF AN ARTERY embolus
INFLAMMATION OF THE ENDOCARDIUM endocarditis
STOPPING OF A FLOW OF BLOOD hemostasis
high blood pressure hypertension
BLOOD CLOT FORMED IN THE SITU; IMPEDING BLOOD FLOW thrombus
ABNORMALLY RAPID HEART RATE tachycardia
LOW BLOOD PRESSURE hypotension
SOUNDS DURING HEARTBEAT CYCLE heart murmur
INFLAMMATION OF THE PERICARDIUM pericarditis
INFLAMMATION OF THE MYOCARDIUM myocarditis

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Circulatory System Crossword

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Mar 23, 2016
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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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The Circulatory System Crossword

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Apr 29, 2016
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The circulatory system is made up of the heart, blood, and blood _______. vessels
The _____ pumps the blood through the blood vessels to the cells. heart
For cells to function properly, the blood carries food, ______, and other substances. oxygen
The circulatory system supplies oxygen, food, and ________ to the cells. hormones
The circulatory system helps control body ___________. temperature
It also removes the _____ products from cells. waste
___ exercises are important for residents who cannot get out of bed. ROM
With a BP consistently 140/90 or higher, a person is diagnosed with ____________, or high blood pressure. hypertension
Hypertension may be caused by _________ and hardening of the blood vessels. narrowing
_________ are a type of medication that reduces fluid in the body. diuretics
Hypertension can lead to a heart attack, ___, blindness, or kidney disease. CVA
________ artery disease occurs when the blood vessels in the coronary arteries narrow. Coronary
______________ happens when the heart does not get enough oxygen. angina pectoris
____ is extremely important for the blood flow to return to normal. rest
A myocardial infraction (heart attack) occurs when the blood flow to the heart muscle is _______. blocked
While recovering from a heart attack, residents may need to avoid ____ temperatures. cold
__________ heart failure happens when one or both sides of the heart quits pumping blood properly. congestive
Blood backs up into the lungs when the ____ side of the heart is affected. left
Blood backs up into the abdomen, feet, or legs when the _____ side of the heart is affected. right
When the legs, feet, arms, or hands do not have enough blood circulation, it is call peripheral ________ disease (PVD) vascular
Smoking, ________, inactivity, obesity, hypertension, and high cholesterol are all risk factors for PVD. diabetes

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