Cardiovascular Assessment.ppt - Cardio Vascular Assessment Heart Function Organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system

Cardiovascular Assessment.ppt - Cardio Vascular Assessment...

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Cardio & Vascular Assessment
Heart Function Organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes
Valves Permit the flow of blood between chambers and into blood vessels Atrioventricular valves (AV) Tricuspid Mitral Semilunar valves Pulmonary Aortic
Questions to Ask??? Heart issues? Cardio meds? Baseline testing? (Stress test, EKG, Cardiac cath, Echocardiogram) Health history (HTN, DM, thyroid, Elevated cholesterol/trigylcerides, periorbital edema, rheumatic fever, strep throat infections recurrent? Lifestyle questions
CHEST PAIN Assessment OLD CART Associated complaints Nausea, vomiting Edema Dyspnea Dizziness
Lifespan Consideration Infant and Children Pregnant
Lifespan Consideration Older Adult Loss of ventricular compliance and vascular rigidity Conduction system loses automaticity BPM Lifespan Newborn 115-180bpm 1yr old 80-160 bpm 5 yr old 80-130 bpm 10 yr old 70-110 bpm 14 year old 60-105 bpm Adulthood 60-100 bpm
Assessment Technique Inspection Palpation Percussion Auscultation

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