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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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- 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
- The amount of blood pumped out of the left ventricle with each beat
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