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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works.

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What are cardiac risk factors

What are cardiac risk factors

Modifiable and non: Modifiable : smoking, lifetstyle, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes non-modifiable: heredity, age, gender, . ...Read more

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How common are cardiac arrests?

How common are cardiac arrests?

Too common.: Each year, approximately 300, 000 persons in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest; approximately 92% will die. ...Read more

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Heart attack (Tip)

Heart attack

Two of the best predictors for early heart attack and death in men: low vitamin d & low testosterone. ...See more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself daily. Alert doctor to any increases.
Daily
Take medications as prescribed
Once
Tell the doctor if your legs swell or you get short of breath
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What is cardiac insufficiency?

What is cardiac insufficiency?

Vague: This is a vague term which is not typical nomenclature. I assume its referring to a pt with a weak heart called a cardiomyopathy. The pumping function is impaired and thus " insufficient " to meet the bodies needs. Pts like this are prone to episode of cogestive heart failure. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cardiac?

The Heart: Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such a substitution generally works. ...Read more

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Heart attack (Tip)

Heart attack

Heart attack prevention - don't smoke! ...See more

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Living with Congestive Heart Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself
Weekly
Limit your salt intake
Once
Call your doctor if you gain more than 5 pounds
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Take your medications as prescribed
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Can good cardiac collateral flow keep you alive and healthy?

Somewhat: Extensive collaterals can be very protective. It is even possible to have a heart attack with no symptoms, and no perceivable damage if the collaterals are developed enough at the time of a vessel occlusion. On the other hand, having occluded vessels secondary to cholesterol plaque isn't exactly "healthy", even though you are feeling well. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are different percentage levels, while doing cardiac work out?

Please tell me what are different percentage levels, while doing cardiac work out?

Exercise intensity: The intensity of exercise is usually classified according to the maximal heart rate for each individual. If the heart rate is < 50 % of maximal predicted (mild), moderate 50-70% and severe > 70% of maximal predicted . It is usually reccomended to exercise at moderate intensity. ...Read more

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