Lecture 4-Cardiac Assessment

Lecture 4-Cardiac Assessment - Cardiac Assessment By Cindy...

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Unformatted text preview: Cardiac Assessment By Cindy Fenske RN, MS, CNE Base location Apex location PMI Chambers Cardiac Anatomy Atrioventricular (AV) Tricuspid Mitral (aka bicuspid) Semi-lunar Aortic Pulmonic Cardiac Anatomy - Valves Cardiac Anatomy Systole Period of contraction; 1/3 of cycle The ventricles now filled with blood have increased pressure and force closed the AV valves This is S1 Ventricle contracts forcing open the semilunar valves and empty blood into aorta Pressure falls, the SL valves close This is S2 Cardiac Cycle Diastole Period of ventricular relaxation Pressure in the atrium greater than the ventricle. Av valves open and the ventricles fill with blood 2/3 of the cardiac cycle Cardiac Cycle Systole/Diastole Systole/Diastole Electrical System Without looking at the next slide, list the circulatory path starting with the vena cava. Be sure to include the chambers, valves, and vessels. Circulatory Path R Atrium Tricuspid valve R ventricle Pulmonic valve Pulmonary artery Lungs Pulmonary vein L Atrium Mitral valve L ventricle Aortic valve Circulatory Path Cardiac symptoms Cardiac disease Chronic illness Medication Surgical/diagnostic procedures Family history History Information (subjective data)...
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Lecture 4-Cardiac Assessment - Cardiac Assessment By Cindy...

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