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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Cardiac (Overview)

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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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Cardiac (Overview)

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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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 failure (Tip)

Heart failure

Heart failure does not necessarily mean the heart is weak, explore the type of CHF you have. ...See more

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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 failure (Tip)

Heart failure

Heart failure does not mean the heart stops beating. ...See more

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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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Things that can be done to help with elevated cardiac enxymes?

Things that can be done to help with elevated cardiac enxymes?

Treat cause: First, the cause will need to be assessed. If due to a heart attack, then medications are needed, and probable coronary angiography. ...Read more

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Heart failure (Tip)

Heart failure

The most common cause of right sided heart failure is left sided heart failure. ...See 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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