Key Points: Heart Failure
Heart failure (HF) is a disease with two major forms: (1) heart failure with left ventricular
(LV) systolic dysfunction, and (2) diastolic heart failure, also known as heart failure with
preserved LV ejection frac
Third Line of Defense: Adaptive Immunity
1. Adaptive immunity is a state of protection, primarily against infectious agents, that differs from
inflammation by being slower to develop, being more specific, and having memory, that makes it
Key Points: Coronary Heart Disease
Atherosclerosis begins as a fatty streak in the arterial wall. This is followed by
deposition of fibrous plaque, which grows and impedes coronary blood flow,
causing anginal pain.
Key Points: Hypertension
The Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee on Detection, Evaluation, and
Treatment of High Blood Pressure (JNC 7) defines four blood pressure (BP) categories:
normal, prehypertension, stage 1 hypertension,
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Key Points Module 6 (part 2):
Hematology and alterations in oxygen transport and coagulation
Alterations of Erythrocyte Function
1. Anemia is generally defined as a reduction in the number or volume of circulating red
cells or an alteration in hemoglobin.
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NSG 334-001 Gerontology Exam #1 Study Guide
This is to be used as a guide only and does not represent everything you will be tested on.
Any and all materials in Modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 can be part of the test.
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Module 4 Key Points: Infection and anti-infective drugs
1. Bacteria are characterized according to shape (cocci, rods, spirals), reaction to stains (Gram
negative, Gram positive, acid fast) and oxygen requirements (aerobic, anaerobic).Bacteria i