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Overactive thyroid gland metabolic imbalance exposure

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overactive thyroid gland, metabolic imbalance, exposure to stimulants, like medications, caffeine, tobacco or alcohol. 5. What is meant by the statement “4/6 systolic ejection murmur”? Indicates the patient’s murmur, happening between the first and second heart sound, is described as loud and has a thrill (vibration) found on palpitation. 6. What are basilar crackles? Noises heard from the bottom part of the lungs from a stethoscope. 7. Define the term palpitations. Unpleasant sensations of irregular and/or forceful beating of the heart. 8. Define the term cyanosis. A physical sign causing bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood. 9. Define the abbreviation BUN. Blood urea nitrogen refers to the measure of the urea level in the blood. 10. What is meant by exacerbation? Refers to an increase in the severity of a disease or its signs and symptoms.
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11. Define pulmonary hypertension. A type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in your lungs and the right side of your heart. 12. What is congestive heart failure? I nability of the heart to keep up with the demands on it, with failure of the heart to pump blood with normal efficiency. 13. Describe the pathophysiology of congestive heart failure. Heart failure is the pathophysiologic state in which the heart, via an abnormality of cardiac function
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