7.7 Heart Attack, Stroke & Asthma*

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7.7 Heart Attack, Stroke & Asthma*

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 7 - Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems 7. 7 - I CAN diagnose, explain and treat heart attacks, strokes, and asthma.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a symptom of a heart attack?
    • A. 

      Shortness of breath

    • B. 

      Pain in the chest area

    • C. 

      Slurred speech

  • 2. 
    A patient is suffering from difficulty breathing every time she walks up the stairs. This patient is likely:
    • A. 

      Having a heart attack

    • B. 

      Suffering from asthma

    • C. 

      Having a stroke

  • 3. 
    A 65-year-old patient claims she is having a hard time catching her breath, and she feels a pain in her left arm that is getting worse with time. She probably:
    • A. 

      Has asthma

    • B. 

      Is having a stroke

    • C. 

      Is having a heart attack

  • 4. 
    A 70-year old patient calls 911 because she is worried about strange symptoms she has been having for the last 20 minutes. She cannot feel the right side of her body, and her vision is blurry.  You tell her....
    • A. 

      You are having a stroke!

    • B. 

      You are having an asthma attack!

    • C. 

      You are having a heart attack!

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for a stroke?
    • A. 

      High blood pressure

    • B. 

      High stress

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