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Cardio and Resp Disorders Quiz


Commonly referred to as “chest pains”, the heart is receiving an insufficient amount of blood during stressful situations or exercise

A. ischemia

B. angina pectoralis

C. atherosclerosis

D. aneurysm

It is caused by a rupture on a blood vessel on the brain.


B. Influenza

C. Stroke

D. Tuberculosis

Bleeding from blood vessels within the brain

A. Myocardial Infarction

B. Cerebral Hemorrhage

C. Arrhythmia

D. Aneurysm

A condition where an embolus is carried by the bloodstream until it reaches an artery too small for passage

A. Hematoma

B. Embolism

C. Septicemia

D. Arrhythmia

A hereditary disease in which the blood clots slowly or abnormally. This causes prolonged bleeding with even minor cuts and bumps

A. Anemia

B. Hemophilia

C. Embolism

D. Atherosclerosis

A cancerous or malignant conditions in which there is a great increase in the number of white blood cells

A. Leukemia

B. Angina Pectoris

C. Polycythemia

D. Arrhythmia

COPD is a term to describe a group of breathing condition such as…

A. Chronic bronchitis, emphysema & asthma

B. Bronchi, epimysium & asthma

C. Chronic bronchitis, emphysema & ahmar

D. Chronic, emphysema & asthma

What is Atherosclerosis?

A. It’s a disease that affects the arteries

B. It’s a disease that affects the capillaries

C. A disease that affects your veins

term for slow heart rate (less than 60 beats per minute)

A. Bradycardia

B. Tachycardia

High Blood pressure is known as

A. hypersomnia

B. hyperventilation

C. hypertension

D. hypoxia

Atrial fibrillation is when inappropriate contractions of a dilated atrium do not push blood from the atrium to the ventricles



The nurse is going to assist a child to perform incentive Spirometry. The nurse position the child in which of the following position?

A. Fowler’s

B. Reverse trendelenburg

C. Supine

D. Prone

A localized clotted mass of blood found in an organ, tissue or space. It is caused by a traumatic injury, such as a blow, that can cause a blood vessel to rupture

A. Sickle Cell Anemia

B. Hematoma

C. Septicemia

D. Aneurysm

Chest pain may cause?

A. permanent damage to the heart muscle

B. Heart muscle get enough oxygen in the blood

C. Heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen in the blood

D. All above

Which of the following disorders could be treated with chemotherapy, radiation, and/or bone marrow transplant?

A. myocardial infarction

B. hypertension

C. atherosclerosis

D. leukemia

Caused by blockage of the arteries, usually in the legs.

A. Peripheral Vascular Disease

B. Myocardial Infarction

C. Tachycardia

D. Angina Pectoris

Disease that occurs when deposits of fatty substances form along the walls of the arteries.

A. Atherosclerosis

B. Heart Failure

C. Myocardial Infarction

D. Claudication

Which condition would be caused by an embolism that blocks a vein in the leg?

A. Storke

B. Heart attack

C. Pulmonary embolism


Occurs when the ventricles of the heart are unable to contract effectively and blood pools in the heart

A. Heart Failure

B. Peripheral Vascular Disease

C. Arteriosclerosis

D. Claudication

Term used for rapid heart rate (more than 100 beats per minute)

A. Bradycardia

B. Tachycardia

It is the medical term used for heart attack.

A. Myocardial Infection

B. Myocardial Infarction

C. Pericardial Inception

D. Coronary Infection

A specific blood test to confirm an acute myocardial infarction is?

A. Lipid profile

B. Cardiac Enzyme

C. Full Blood Count

D.Serum Electrolyte

What circulatory disorder could be diagnosed with an electrocardiogram (ECG)?

A. anemia

B. fibrillation

C. hypertension

D. embolism

Which of these are problems associated with the cardio-vascular system?

A. COPD, DVT and angina

B. DVT, angina and CHD

C. DVT, CHD and Crohns Disease

D. Rickets, Scurvey and Hyperthyroidism

Term used to discuss any change or deviation from the normal rate or rhythm of the heart

A. Arrhythmia

B. Aneurysm

C. Hematoma

D. Sickle cell anemia


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