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Telemetry

measures heart rate and rhythm in hospital by wearing electrodes that transmit an EKG tracing to a central monitoring station

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tele/o-

distance

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angi/o-

blood vessel

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-plasty

to repair

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vital signs

in a physical assessment/examination vital signs are taken to measure temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respirations

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CABG

coronary artery bypass graft

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CABG def

procedure to bypass an occluded coronary artery restore blood flow to the myocardium. A blood vessel from somewhere else is used as the bypass graft