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swelling of soft tissue from fluid retention edema
high blood pressure hypertension
shortness of breath dyspnea
extreme tiredness fatigue
abbrev. for condition where heart does not pump blood efficiently chf
organ which detoxifies substances in the body liver
organs which removes toxins from the blood kidneys
feeling of sickness; likely to vomit nausea
desire for food appetite
occurs when fluid in equals fluid out fluid balance
special diet to help regain or maintain health therapeutic diet
feeling of unease, dread or worry anxiety

Congestive Heart Failure Word Search

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Description

angioplasty
heart
right ventricle
left ventricle
chest pain
rapid heart beat
surgeries
edema
beta blockers
chf
dyspnea
heart failure
wheezing
fatigue
diuretics

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Crossword

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What is a simplified term used for CHF Heart Failure
Rt side: Fluid colletion in the body produces Weight gain
Rt side: Becomes evident in the feet and ankles, and neck veins become enlarged Pitting edema
Rt side: May cause digestive problems, including loss of appetite, abd pain, and eventually wt loss Congestion
Recieves blood from body tissues and pumps it into the lungs to get O2 Right side
Lt side CHF: Blood collects in the lung tissue, resulting in difficulty breathing. A.K.A Dyspnea
The client may wake up with a feeling of _____ Suffocation
Fatigue and weakness in the ____are common Limbs
Confusion and behaviour changes occur when the ____does not get ehough oxygen Brain
Treatment can include a sodium-restricted diet and administration of___ Oxygen
Most clients with CHF prefer the _____-_____or Fowler's position for ease of breathing Semi-Fowler's
Congenital heart defects can cause CHF in ____ Children
Older adults with CHF are at risk for ____ Skin breakdown

Heart Failure Crossword

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Description

avoid food high in _______ when taking spironalactone potassium
a clinical syndrome that involves inadequate pumping/filling of the heart heartfailure
released from ventricle in response to increased volume in heart bnp
JVD, edema, weight gain, ascites, hepatomegaly indicates ______ sided HF right
displaced PMI, crackles, S3/S4 sounds indicates ______ sided HF left
shortness of breath when lying flat orthopnea
_______ nervous system triggered in low-CO state sympathetic
dysrhythmias may lead to _______ formation thrombus
medication class that helps with fluid overload diuretic
should be assessed before and continuously during administration bloodpressure
should be taken every day with the same scale and clothing weight
diet to limit salt intake dash
allergic reaction involving edema of the face and airways when taking captopril angioedema
early signs of toxicity for this medication includes: anorexia, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, headache, depression, visual changes digoxin
this electrolyte should be limited to approximately 2000 mg/day sodium

CHF Congestive Heart Failure Crossword

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The client may wake up with a feeling of____ Suffocation
Most clients with CHF prefer the ____-_____ or Fowler's position for ease of breathing Semi-Fowler's
Congenital heart defects can cause CHF in ____ Children
Receives blood from body tissues and pumps it into the lungs to get oxygen Right side
Treatment can include a sodium-restricted diet and administration of ___ Oxygen
Becomes evident in the feet and ankles, and neck veins become enlarged Pitting edema
Fatigue and weakness in the ___are common Limbs
Older adults with CHF are at risk for ____ ____ Skin breakdown
A simplified term used for CHF Heart failure
Fluid collection in the body produces ____ Weightgain
May cause digestive problems, including loss of appetite, abd pain, and eventually wt loss Congestion
Confusion and behaviour changes occur when the ___ does not get enough oxygen Brain
Blood collects in the lung tissue, resulting in difficulty breathing. AKA___ Dyspnea

Peptic Ulcers and Gastric Bleeding Crossword

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Description

Two types of Peptic Ulcer Diseases are Gastric and_____________? Duodenal
PUD is the _________________ of the GI lining. Erosion
Lack of appetite Anorexia
Feeling the urge to vomit Nausea
Perforation and Obstruction are _________ threatening Life
Non-threatening complication due to PUD? Bleeding
Diet restrictions for PUD include spicy foods, carbonated drinks, ____________________ and alcohol. Caffeine
Primary cause of PUD: __________________H. Pylori. Bacterium
Newest therapeutic medication used for PUD. Antibiotics
Test to determine diagnosis include, Tests for H. Pylori, _______________ GI series and EGD. Upper
Are from ulcer perforation, tumor, gastric surgery. Gastric Bleeding
Mild symptoms of Gastric Bleeding are slight weakness and ______________________? Diaphoresis
A severe symptom of Gastric bleeding? Hypovolemic Shock
What is occult in the stool? Blood
Observable findings in Gastric Bleeding are hematemesis and _______________________? Melena

Nursing Crossword

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Description

walking AMBULATION
guides nursing practice standards
standing up for a patients best interest advocate
the nightingale of nurses Florence
I'm used to shock a patient Defibrillator
Increased heart rate Tachycardia
Having less frequest, hard formed stools Constipation
Swelling that occurs from fluid leaving the vascular system and remaining in the interstitial spaces Edema
sign of stroke paralysis
life-threatening complication of Diabetes Mellitus Ketoacidosis
Inability to pump adequate supply of blood Congestive heart failure

Congestive Heart Failure and Kidney Failure Word Search

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Description

RESTRICTIONS
SALT
ACTIVITY
PUMP
CHRONIC
RENAL
KIDNEY
DIURETIC
COMPLIANCE
URINE
DIET
EDEMA
MANAGE
LIFESTYLE
SYMPTOMS
MEDICATIONS
TRANSPLANT
DIZZINESS
BREATHING
FLUID
DIETARY
FISTULA
BLOOD
SWELLING
INTAKE
OUTPUT
WEIGHT
CONGESTION
HEART

Medical Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Low RBC count Anemia
Difficulty eating Dysphagia
Too much sugar in the blood Hyperglycemia
Looking at blood vessels with dye Angiogram
Slow heart rate Bradycardia
Without fever Afebrile
Suffix meaning sagging/ falling out of place Ptosis
Root word for cartilage Chrondro
Suffix meaning hernia/tumor Cele
Suffix meaning dilation/stretching Ectasis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Commonly known as 'blood poisoning' Septicemia
Blood group system ABO
Abbreviation for the medical term of stroke CVA
Deficiency of WBC Leukopenia
Examination of the abdomen with a ------scope Laparoscopy
Urination occuring at night Nocturia
High blood pressure Hypertension
Blood clot under the skin Hematoma
Red blood cell Erythrocyte
Root word for skull Crani
Ovary root Oophor
Term for tube Salping
Suffix meaning breakdown or separation Lysis
Root for lung Pneumo
Blue Cyan
Root for rib Cost
Large Macro
Excessive; too much Hyper
Many; much Poly
Requiring the presence of air Aerobic
Platelet Thrombocyte
Removal of a kidney Nephrectomy
Under the skin Subcutaneous
Cutting of a tube/vessel Vasectomy
Inflammation Itis
BID; 3 words Twice a day
ECG Electrocardiogram
PRN; 2 words When necessary

Cardiovascular System Crossword

Type
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Description

Repair or unblocking of a blood vessel Angioplasty
Temporary loss of consciousness or dizziness due to fall in blood pressure Syncope
Abnormal Rapid heartbeat Tachycardia
connection between two blood vessels or tubes Anastomoses
working on adrenaline or noradrenaline Adrenergic
Excessive fluid with tissues or cells Edema
A groove or furrow Sulcus
Act of listening to internal organs Auscultation
Automatic regulation of blood flow Autoregulation
Nerve that is stimulated byhange in BP Baroreceptors
Abnormally slow heart rate Bradycardia
Heart size larger than normal Cardiomegaly
Bluish color of the skin due to unoxygenated hemoglobin Cyanosis
Reduction of a membranes resting potential Depolarization
Excessive perspiration Diaphoresis
Difficulty breathing Dyspnea
Away from normal position; displaced Ecotopic
Picks up conduction of implses producing an electrical activity Electrodes
Removal of an obstrucitve material in an artery Endarterectomy
The condition of being open, unobstructed Patency
Discomfort in breathing aggrivated by lying flat Orthopnea
Sensation of an irregular, hard, rapid, or normal heartbeats Palpitations
Am auscultory sound, benign or pathologic Murmur
Frothy sputum containing streaks of blood Hemoptysis
Blood flow within very small blood vessels microcirculation
Alternating sequence of diastole and systole Cardiac Cycle
Pressure of blood against the systemic arterial walls BloodPressure
Volume of blood supply ejected by a ventricle in one minute Cardiac Output
Controls the heart rate and force of contractions Cardiac control center
Chest pains due to deficit of oxygen in the heart muscles Angina Pectoris
Main artery of the body Aorta
network of blood vessels between the arterioles and venules Capillaries
Large vein carrying deoxygenated blood into the heart Vena Cava

Renal Disease Crossword

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Description

Maintain volume and composition of body fluids Kidneys
Kidneys filter ? and remove or recycle waste products Blood
Working parts inside the kidneys Nephrons
transport liquid waste materials from kidneys to bladder Ureters
Develops slowly with number of functioning nephrons diminishing Chronic kidney disease
Condition in which protein wastes not excreted, but are circulated in blood Uremia
Severe renal failure can result in death unless ? is begun or kidney transplant is performed dialysis
Inflammatory disease of kidneys Caused by infection, degenerative processes, or vascular disease Nephritis
Stones develop in kidneys Nephrolithiasis
Sodium and fluids may be limited to prevent edema,?, and CHF hypertension
Renal clients often have increased need for vitamin B, vitamin C, and ? vitamin D
commonly prescribed to treat or prevent anemia Iron
Must carefully control ? intake during dialysis protein
Usually associated with gout, gastrointestinal diseases that cause diarrhea, and malignant disease Uric Acid Stones