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The size of the human heart.
What is the size of the fist
100
What is the heart's natural pacemaker?
What is sinoatrial node.
100
produces the S1 sound ("lub").
What is closure of the mitral and tricuspid valves
100
A murmur has been auscultated. it is described as being audible with the stethoscope slightly off the client's chest.
What is Grade 5 murmur.
100
a swishing sound heard over a blood vessel.
What is a bruit
200
normal heart rate and rhythm for an adult
What is 60-100 and regular
200
What is the rate at which the SA node generates the cardiac impulse?
What is 60-100 per minute.
200
Produces the S2 sound ("dub").
What is closure of the Aortic and Pulmonic valves.
200
The timing of the S3 sound in the cardiac cycle (when is it heard if present)?
What is immediately after S2.
200
The grading of a pulse that is noted to be "normal"
What is 2+
300
The chest surface immediately above the heart
What is the precordium
300
The heart's "back up" pacemaker.
What is the Bundle of His
300
Auscultation site where S2 would be best heard.
What is Aortic or Pulmonic site (2nd ICS right of the sternum; 2nd ICS left of the sternum).
300
This extra heart sound is also referred to as an atrial gallop.
What is S4
300
The purpose of the Allen Test
What is assess the patency of the radial and the ulnar artery
400
The location on the chest wall where ventricular contractions are felt the strongest.
What is the apical impulse
400
The cardiac rate if the Bundle of His is serving as the heart's primary pacemaker.
What is 40-60 beats per minute.
400
Auscultation site over the cardiac apex or the apical impulse.
What is the mitral site.
400
The cause of the sound referred to as a "murmur"
What is turbulent blood flow through the cardiac chambers.
400
The location of the posterior tibial pulse
What is inside the ankle, medial surface of the ankle, in the groove between the malleoulus and the Achilles tendon.
500
The impact of an increased level of pericardial fluid (cardiac tamponade) on the cardiac output.
What is decrease in the cardiac output.
500
The waveform present on an EKG strip that documents the origin of the cardiac impulse as the SA node.
What is the P wave.
500
The cause of a split S2.
What is asynchronous closing of the pulmonic and aortic valves - usually secondary to inspiration.
500
Three instance when a murmur is audible.
What is increased blood viscosity, decreased blood viscosity, valve irregularities, cardiac anomalies
500
The ulcer is described as very painful, circular in shape, very deep - what is the most probable cause of this lesion?
What is arterial insufficiency
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