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Question 1 of 10

A procedure that does not involve puncturing or cutting the skin or entry into the body cavity is:


Question 2 of 10

During an exercise stress test, the patient is directed to:


Question 3 of 10

In addition to the ECG and blood pressure, what else is monitored during exercise electrocardiography?


Question 4 of 10

The formula for calculating cardiac output (also known as CO, Q, or Qc) is:


Question 5 of 10

Narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle is called:


Question 6 of 10

What type of chemical is injected intravenously during the stress test to allow imaging of blood flow?


Question 7 of 10

What is the result of Persantine (dipyridamole), during a Persantine-thallium stress test?


Question 8 of 10

The amount of stretch on the heart muscles when the ventricles are filled is known as:


Question 9 of 10

The normal pH of an ABG is:


Question 10 of 10

Define the stroke volume:


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Correct answers

  • Non-invasive
  • Increase the level of exertion as the test progresses
  • All of the above
  • SV X HR = CO
  • Coronary artery disease
  • A nuclear isotope
  • It stimulates the heart to work harder, the way it would during exercise
  • Preload
  • 7.35-7.45
  • The amount of blood pumped out of the left ventricle with each beat

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