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Flashcards in Drug Therapy for Angina Ch 26 Deck (6)
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1

Acute coronary syndrome

any condition brought on by sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart

2

Afterload

amount of vascular resistance that must be overcome to open the aortic (or pulmonic valve on the right side of the heart) and eject the blood with systole

3

Cardioselectivity

ability of a beta-adrenergic blocker to selectively block beta1 receptors

4

Intima

inner layer of an artery

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Media

middle layer of a vessel

6

Preload

passive stretch of the ventricles just prior to systole