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Flashcards in Quiz 3rd Deck (20):
1

the stage of dying that is characterized by a shock and disbelief is called

Denial

2

Brain death is confirmed by

EEG

3

the part of the cardiovascular system that transports blood away from the heart is called

Artries

4

damage resulting from a blockage of the normal blood supply to the heart is called

heart attack

5

when the blood supply to the brain is cut off, the result may be

stroke

6

Essential hypertension is caused by

unknown

7

a large group of disease characterized by uncontrolled growth and spread of abnormal cells is called

Cancer

8

Cancers of the epithelial tissues, in particular the breast, lungs, intestines skin and mouth are classified as

Carcinoma

9


a prolonged high blood pressure can cause kidney failure

(T/F)

True

10


Leukemia is not a malignant disease of the blood

(T/F)

False

11


a hand written will to let a family member make decisions on their behalf regarding life sustaining procedures is called

Holagraphic will

12


administering potent chemicals to terminate life is called

active euphasic

13


the lower part of the heart chambers are called

ventricals

14


cigarette smoking does not contribute to atherosclerosis

(T/F)

false

15

congenital heart disease is a disease that occurs during

Birth

16


stroke may be caused by

High blood pressure

17


the so called "good cholesterol" is called

HDL

18


Desirable blood cholesterol is .... mg/dl

200

19


oral cancer is most often diagnosed in what part of the mouth ?

Tongue

20


the most common cancer in men ages 15 to 34 is

Testicular Cancer