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Cardiovascular_Bonus - vessels? 4) What is the medical term...

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Cardiovascular Bonus A 55-year-old male was seen in the emergency room complaining of chest pain. After a series of tests, the result showed a narrowing of a major coronary artery causing an insufficient supply of blood to the myocardium. His BP was elevated significantly. Respond clearly and completely to the following questions: 1) What is the medical term for chest pain? 2) What are three medical diagnostic tests probably done on this patient, and what would each determine? 3) What is the medical term for deficient supply of blood to the heart’s blood
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Unformatted text preview: vessels? 4) What is the medical term for narrowing? 5) What will he likely suffer if this condition is not taken care of? Explain the correlation. 6) What is a common cause of his condition? 7) Why is his BP elevated? Explain 8) What spet would likely take care of his condition? 9) List three possible treatments for this patient’s condition? 10) Identify the goal of each of these treatment plans...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course HSC 2531 taught by Professor Chancey during the Spring '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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