CAD concept map.docx - Risk factors Age over 50 years Heredity Obesity High serum cholesterol levels Hypertension Diabetes type 1 or 2 Diet lack of

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BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE- NURS B43 PART III: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY CONCEPT MAP Potential complications CHF Chest pain /Angina pectoris Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction/ heart attack Heart failure Dysrhythmias/abnormal heart rhythm Death Myocardial ischemia / lack of blood flow to the heart tissue Risk factors Age over 50 years Heredity Obesity High serum cholesterol levels Hypertension Diabetes type 1 or 2 Diet lack of exercise Male gender Signs and symptoms Cardiovascular: Metabolic: poor tissue perfusion diaphoresis cyanosis/blue coloring of finger tips circumoral cyanosis - blue lips, tip of nose Respiratory: chest pain - angina tachypnea greater than 20 per/min capillary refill greater than 3 seconds tachycardia greater than 100 per min G.I. Nausea Vomiting Disease Process : Coronary heart disease __(CAD)___________ Pathophysiology (Definition / etiology chronicity and prognosis) Pathophysiology : Coronary heart (artery) disease is most commonly caused by, arteriosclorerosis and coronary atherosclerosis . Coronary atherosclerosis is

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