Flashcards in Test question facts Deck (16)
Manual pressure on the carotid sinus does what to BP and HR?
Dec HR, Dec BP
Cooling down after exercise primarily prevents what?
What endurance test is best for acutely ill cardiopulm patients?
6 min walk test
What are the symptoms of intermittent claudication?
- LE pain with walking -> relieved by rest
- Cramping pain at predictable walking distance
What type of heart failure causes LE edema?
Right sided heart failure
Is intermittent claudication an arterial or venous insufficiency?
- legs in dependent position = relief
What test screens for DVT?
What test screens for cervical spine compression?
What test screens for achilles tendon rupture?
What test assesses the length of hip flexors?
What is sarcoidosis?
The growth of tiny collections of inflammatory cells in different parts of the body.
What are signs of venous insufficiency?
- Hemosiderin staining
- LE swelling
- Dilation of superficial veins
- Flaky/dry skin
- Stasis ulcer
What is impaired with an impaired ventilatory pump?
- aerobic capacity
- gas exchange
**example: Pulmonary Fibrosis
People taking beta blockers need important patient education on what side effect?
Slows heart rate
- need a different method to track exertion during exercise (example: RPE Scale)
What is the PRIMARY risk factor for atherosclerosis?