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1

Which drug for conscious sedation has a duration of 30 minutes (not therapeutic half life)?

Valium/Diazepam

2

Where is the site of action for benzodiazepines?

GABA receptors

3

If the EKG exhibits a nodal rhythm, where is the heart beating from?

Beating at a slow rate set by the AV node

4

The average resting cardiac cycle takes about 0.8 sec, including 0.1 sec for atrial systole, 0.3 sec for ventricular systole, and 0.4 sec for which period?

the quiescent period

5

What does heparin do?

Blocks the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin

6

What drug is derived from curare, a poison found on some frogs?

Pavulon

7

In order to view an angiogram from a prior procedure in a digital systel, which device is required to display the image?

digital to analog converter

8

What is the hydrophylic coating on guidewires?

silicone

9

What catheter should be used for a Sheperd's crook RCA?

Champ
Right Voda
Arani 75
Amplatz left II

10

Your patient has a CTO with bridging collaterals, what is the est treatment for your patient?

Bypass surgery

11

In order to determine whether an intervention is warranted on a stenosis of intermediate severity, the physician could assess the Fractional Flow Reserve using which wire?

RadiWire
Verrata wire

12

Your patient has an inferior take-off saphenous vein graft to the RCA. Which catheters would be the logical choices?

Amplatz left
Amplatz right
Judkins Right
Multipurpose

13

What is a AL II short tip guiding catheter suited for?

Superior take off LMCA

14

Which catheter would be most suitable for an RCA with a superior directed orientation?

Champ

15

A heart rate of 45 BPM and an absence of P waves from the EKG would suggest what?

Damage to the SA node

16

Your patient has arterial blood gases as follows:
pH: 7.30
pCO2: 52
pO2: 96
HCO3: 20
What is the most probable acid base diagnosis?

Mixed respiratory and metabolic acidosis

17

What is the fast-rising phase of the SA nose action potential due to?

Calcium influx

18

True of False:
Constrictive myocarditis is a medical diagnosis.

False

19

Which medical gas is used for inflating septostomy balloon?

Carbon dioxide

20

Which medical gas is used for pulmonary hypertension?

Nitrous oxide

21

Which medical gas is used for powering rotablator turbine?

Nitrogen

22

Which medical gas is used for gas sterilization?

Ethylene oxide

23

Which medical gas is used for excimer laser?

Xenon chloride

24

What is a friction rub a result from?

A deficiency of pericardial fluid

25

What is the electrical synchrony of the ventricular myocardium a result from?

Gap junctions of the intercalated discs

26

What is diastasis?

slow ventricular filling

27

Where is the cardiac center, which modifies the heart rate, located?

Medulla oblongata

28

How doe the Cardioinhibitory center communicate with the heart ?

Vagus nerves

29

At the end of ventricular contraction, what is the name of the amount of blood remaining in the ventricle?

end-systolic volume

30

The heart's normal _________________ of 54% can rise as high as 90% during strenuous exercise.

Ejection fraction