Exam 3 2004

Exam 3 2004 - BME 301 Exam 3 Name The exam consists of 10...

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BME 301 Name: Exam 3 April 29, 2004 The exam consists of 10 questions. Show all work to receive credit. Good Luck! Problem 1 (10): Problem 2 (10): Problem 3 (10): Problem 4 (10): Problem 5 (10): Problem 6 (10): Problem 7 (10): Problem 8 (10): Problem 9: (10): Problem 10 (10): Extra Credit: Total (100):
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1. In our unit on heart failure, we considered what happens to the ejection fraction as disease progresses. a. What is the ejection fraction? b. What is a normal value for the ejection fraction? c. How does the ejection fraction change as heart failure develops? d. How do we measure the ejection fraction? 2. Heart disease typically develops over a period of decades. a. Describe two approaches to prevent the development of heart disease. b. Has our society focused on prevention of disease or treatment of disease? Should this change?
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3. The heart lung machine was developed in the 1950s. It enabled many types of cardiac surgery which were previously impossible. a. Describe the function of a heart-lung machine. b. What is the major disadvantage of using the heart-lung machine? c. What are two new technologies which eliminate the need for use of the heart lung machine? 4. You are working in the emergency room, when Mr. Solomon comes in with chest pain of one hour duration. Mr. Solomon describes the pain as being severe and "like someone was sitting on my chest." The pain, located "in the lower part of my breast bone," awakened him from his sleep. Although he tried to relieve the pain by changing positions in bed, sitting up and drinking water, it remained unchanged. He did not sleep well because "I had an upset stomach an acid-burning feeling." He attributed these symptoms to over eating and drinking at a Christmas party. He has
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