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Glossary of cardiac chapter 15

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What is the definition of ACE?
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or Alpha Blockers
What is systolic pressure?
the upper number
pressure associated with the CONTRACTION of the heart.
What is the Diastilic Pressure?
the bottom number
pressure associated with the RELAXATION of the heart
What is Myocardial Farcion?
Heart attack
What is hypertension?
high blood pressure
What is CAD
Coronary artery disease
What is MI?
myocardial infarction
rupture of the plaque causing a clot and complete closure of the arteries.
What is CHF?
congestive heart failure
heart is unable to pump enough oxygen rich blood
What are arrhythmias?
abnormalities of cardiac electrical activity.
Lotensin®
benazepril
class
Ace inhibitors
Capoten®
captopril
class
Ace inhibitor
Vasotec®
enalapril
class
Ace inhibitor
Monopril®
fosinopril
class
Ace inhibitor
Prinivil/Zestril®
lisinopril
class
Ace inhibitor
Accupril®
Quinipril
class
Ace inhibitor
Altace®
ramipril
Class
Ace inhibitor
What is the primary use for Alpha blockers?
benign prostatic hypertrophy,
vasodialator (agent that causes dialation of the blood vessels)
Sectral®
Acebutalol
classification Beta Blocker
Atenolol®
Tenormin
classification Beta blocker
Vascor®
bepridil
classification CCB
Zebeta®
bisoprolol
classification Beta Blocker
Atacand®
candesartan
classification ARB
Nadalol®
corgard
classification Beta Blocker
Taizac/Cardizem®
diltiazem
classification CCB
Brevibloc®
esmolol
classification Beta Blocker
Avapro®
irbesartan
classification ARB
Dynacirc/Cardizem
isradipine
classification CCB
Metoprolol®
lopressor
classification Beta Blocker
Hyzar/Cozar
losartan
classification ARB
Hyzar®
losartan/hctz
classification ARB
Posicor®
miberfradil
classification CCB
Procardia
nifedipine
classification CCB
Inderal®
propranlol
classification Beta Blocker
Calan/Isoptin®
verarapamil
classification CCB

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