Cardiology 101

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Cardiology Quizzes & Trivia

This test is meant to evaluate your knowledge of cardiology after your rotation


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The heart pumps
    • A. 

      More quickly when at rest

    • B. 

      At a usual rate of 60-100 beats per minute

    • C. 

      Irregularly when in a-flutter

    • D. 

      Very slowly when dead

  • 2. 
    The heart (more than 1 answer may apply)
    • A. 

      Has 4 chambers

    • B. 

      Is made of smooth muscle

    • C. 

      Is evaluted with "vital signs"

    • D. 

      Lies in the thoracic cavity angled upward to the right

  • 3. 
    How long does it take for cardiac troponins to appear in the blood after a myocardial infarction?
    • A. 

      10-30 minutes

    • B. 

      1-2 hours

    • C. 

      3-6 hours

    • D. 

      12-24 hours

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The valsalva increases intrathoracic pressure, thus inhibiting venous return to the right heart.

    • B. 

      The valsalva decreases intrathoracic pressure, thus inhibiting venous return to the right heart.

    • C. 

      The valsalva increases intrathoracic pressure, thus increasing venous return to the right heart.

    • D. 

      The valsalva decreases intrathoracic pressure, thus increasing venous return to the right heart.

  • 5. 
    Pulsus paradoxus is the disappearance of the pulse during inspiration despite persistence of a heart beat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False