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1

Where is the carotid artery

The one in the neck, locate trachea using 2-3 fingers slide into the groove between the trachea and muscles

2

Breaths given too forcefully will cause

Gastric inflation

3

Define aneurysm

Sac lik enlargement of the wall of an artey

4

Organs make up the circulatory system

Heart blood vessels and lungs

5

Percentage of plasma is water

90%

6

Define pericardium

Outer layer of the heart

7

Vessel that returns blood to the right atrium of the heart

Vena cava

8

Define myocardium

Muscle layer of the heart

9

Circulatory system

Cardiopulmonary circulation

10

Define myocardial infarction

Heart attack

11

Thrombocyte

A platelet

12

Where is the tricuspid valve

Between the right atrium and right ventricle

13

Quarts does the average adult have

4-6

14

Ekg

Electrocardiogram

15

Define electocardiogram

Diagnostic Test used to measure the electrical activity of the heart

16

Where is the brachial artery

Inside the upper arm between the elbow and shoulder

17

Condition treated by inserting a pacemaker

An electrical conduction problem of the heart

18

define endocarditis

Inflammation of the inner layer of the heart

19

Wall between the ventricles of the heart

Interventricular septium

20

Large vessel that transports oxygenated blood away from the heart

The aorta

21

Function of veins

Carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart

22

Define diastole

Period of relaxation when pressure in arteries is lowest

23

define systole

Period of ventricular contraction when pressure in the arteries is highest

24

Define myosclerosis

Abnormal hardening of muscle tissue

25

Function of smooth muscle

Makes possible the movement of internal organs

26

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Causes pain in finger and hands

27

Define tenoplasty

Surgical repair of a tendon

28

Npo

Nothin by mouth

29

T.i.d

Three times a day

30

Cns is made up of

Brain and spinal cord

31

2 major divisions of nervous system

Central and peripheral

32

What nerves carry impulses from the sensory receptors in the skin muscles and joints to the cns

Afferent

33

What nerves carry impulses from the cns out to the muscles and glands

Efferent