Medical Emergencies- Cardio And Abdominal

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Cardio Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A patient complaining of chest pain that goes away after rest is experiencing what
    • A. 

      Angina

    • B. 

      Coronary artery disease

    • C. 

      MI

    • D. 

      CHF

  • 2. 
    A tear in the lining of the aorta is most likely due to
    • A. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • B. 

      CHF

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      AMI

  • 3. 
    What does edema mean
    • A. 

      Watery fluid build up in cavities or tissue

    • B. 

      Swollen

    • C. 

      Dizziness due to lack of o2

    • D. 

      Strong heart beat

  • 4. 
    Inflammation of the gallbladder is also called
    • A. 

      Choleystitis

    • B. 

      GI bleeding

    • C. 

      Esophageal verices

    • D. 

      Abdominal aortic aneurysm

  • 5. 
    What is the primary pacemaker cell of the heart
    • A. 

      SA Node

    • B. 

      AV Node

    • C. 

      Purkinje fibers

    • D. 

      Bundle of HIS

  • 6. 
    What is atherosclerosis
    • A. 

      Hardening of the arteries

    • B. 

      Delivery of o2 and nutrients to cells

    • C. 

      Part of the heart muscle dies

    • D. 

      Aorta ruptures

  • 7. 
    What does the QRS complex represent
    • A. 

      Ventricular contraction

    • B. 

      Auricular contraction

    • C. 

      Preparation for next series of contraction

    • D. 

      Resting state of heart

  • 8. 
    T wave represents
    • A. 

      Repolarization of ventricles

    • B. 

      Depolarization of ventricles

    • C. 

      Depolarization of atria

    • D. 

      Heart ejecting blood to body

  • 9. 
    P wave is
    • A. 

      Depolarization of atria

    • B. 

      Depolarization of ventricles

    • C. 

      Depolarization of ventricles

    • D. 

      Heart ejecting blood to body

  • 10. 
    What is the most common type of heart disease
    • A. 

      Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    • B. 

      Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

    • C. 

      Angina Pectoris

    • D. 

      Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

  • 11. 
    Coronary artery disease lead to myocardial infarctions or stroke because the same pathogenic process of
    • A. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • B. 

      Unstable Angina

    • C. 

      Myocardial Infarction

    • D. 

      A build up of fluid in the body

  • 12. 
    A patient with a buildup of fatty deposits on the inside of the coronary arteries condition is called
    • A. 

      Coronary artery disease (CAD)

    • B. 

      Angina pectoris

    • C. 

      Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

    • D. 

      Stroke

  • 13. 
    In acute coronary syndrome patents are experiencing 
    • A. 

      Myocardial ischemia

    • B. 

      Cardio ischemia

    • C. 

      Aneurysm

    • D. 

      Tachycardia

  • 14. 
    Angina pectoris is a symptom associated with
    • A. 

      Coronary artery disease

    • B. 

      Acute MI

    • C. 

      Acute CS

    • D. 

      Asthma

  • 15. 
    What is a symptom of inadequate oxygen supply to the myocardium
    • A. 

      Angina pectoris

    • B. 

      ACS

    • C. 

      AMI

    • D. 

      Thrombus

  • 16. 
    Ischemia means
    • A. 

      Reduced delivery of oxygenated blood

    • B. 

      Oxygen deficiency in the tissue

    • C. 

      Clot

    • D. 

      Sudden onset

  • 17. 
    A patient complains of chest pain that is not relieved with rest, three nitro tabs, this would mean
    • A. 

      Acute coronary syndrome

    • B. 

      Acute myocardial infarction

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Dyspnea

  • 18. 
    A patient with nitro tablets having acute coronary syndrome has a systolic BP of >90 mmHg
    • A. 

      Place him sitting or laying and administer nitroglycerin tablets

    • B. 

      Do nothing besides call ALS

    • C. 

      Give 160-325 mg of asprin

    • D. 

      Administer nitroglycerin tablets

  • 19. 
    Myocardial means
    • A. 

      Heart muscle

    • B. 

      Coronary arteries

    • C. 

      Death of tissue

    • D. 

      Slow heart

  • 20. 
    A lack of blood flow to heart muscle causing death of tissue is 
    • A. 

      Acute myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Acute coronary syndrome

    • C. 

      Stroke

    • D. 

      Epilepsy

  • 21. 
    A patient who is complaining of SOB, nausea, weakness and nitroglycerin intake not helping is having
    • A. 

      Acute myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Acute coronary syndrome

    • C. 

      Angina pectoris

    • D. 

      Stoke

  • 22. 
    Patient has a pulsating mass in the abdominal region complaining of pain in their back it is late stage 
    • A. 

      Aortic dissection

    • B. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • C. 

      Acute coronary syndrome

    • D. 

      Acute coronary syndrome

  • 23. 
    A patient with symptoms of tachypnea, JVD, rales, taking a "water pill" and edema in the feet is
    • A. 

      Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

    • B. 

      Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)

    • C. 

      Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Right sided CHF
    • A. 

      Late sign

    • B. 

      Early sign

    • C. 

      No pink sputum will be present yet

    • D. 

      No idea

  • 25. 
    Nitroglycerin does what
    • A. 

      Dilates arteries thus decreases hearts workflow

    • B. 

      Thins blood allowing for it to pass freely

    • C. 

      Destroys clots in the arteries

    • D. 

      All of the above

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