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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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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. Kenneth Grossman
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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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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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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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Has there been an increase in cardiac deaths among athletes?

Has there been an increase in cardiac deaths among athletes?

No.: I think there is increased reporting via media, therefore increased public awareness. Think about all the sports events played everyday in the world and all the players who walked off the field healthy. No one reports this fact, but one sudden death lights up the web. Same bias with air crashes and other "news.". ...Read more

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What are some of the signs of a cardiac emergency?

What are some of the signs of a cardiac emergency?

Chest pain: Chest pain which lasts for more than a few minutes pain which spreads to the arms, neck, jaw, or shoulders a feeling of "fullness or squeezing" in the chest fainting, sweating, nausea, or shortness of breath feeling of impending doom. ...Read more

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How is a female draped for cardiac exam. A little nervous.

How is a female draped for cardiac exam.  A little nervous.

Talk to your : Doctor and let him know you are nervous. Commonly, when i auscultate female patients they should be without bra, cover by gown with a female nurse present. ...Read more

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