Virtual bypass surgery | Biology homework help

 

 

Questions 1 – 10 are short answer questions and should be answered in two to three words or one to two complete sentences. Total: 60 points

 

1.What major artery branches into the coronary arteries? (6 points)

 

 

2.What chamber of the heart pumps oxygen-poor blood to the lungs? (6 points)

 

 

3.How large is the average human heart? (6 points)

 

 

 

4.What is the purpose of the sedative that is injected prior to surgery? (6 points)

 

 

5.Why is antibacterial soap used to scrub the chest prior to surgery? (6 points)

 

 

6.Which member of the surgery team is responsible for assessing how the heart is functioning during surgery? (6 points)

 

 

7.What vein is harvested from the leg to be grafted to the heart? (6 points)

 

 

8.What is the name of the membranous sac that encloses the heart? (6 points)

 

 

9.What is injected into the heart to stop it from beating? (6 points)

 

 

10.What is the purpose of the drug protamine? (6 points)

 

 

Question 11 is an extended response question. Your response should be at least 200 words. Total: 40 points

 

Directions

 

1.The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Click here or copy and paste the URL below into your web browser to read the article and answer the question: 

 

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/More/ConsumerHealthCare/Heart-Health-Screenings_UCM_428687_Article.jsp

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question

 

11.Based on the key screening tests recommended for optimal cardiovascular health and coronary heart disease risk factors listed, what are your risk factors? Are you healthy? Do you know the answers to all of the tests listed? What are some things that you might change in your life or your family’s lives in order to reduce your risk factors? You can view helpful information under each of the tabs at the top of the site.