Study Guide for dental students and dentists

This is a comprehensive study guide for dental students and dentists. On this site you will Histology of the Human Eye for UCLA Dental Students. In addition there is a comprehensive study guide for the Systemic Pathology.

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Cardiac and Vascular Diseases

Cardiac and Vascular Diseases

  • 1. What are the various classification schemes for Heart Disease?

  • 2. Describe the pathophysiologic classification.

  • 3. Describe the structural classification

  • 4. Describe the classification by pathogenesis.

  • 5. Compare congenital versus acquired heart disease, and give examples of each.

  • 6. Name the categories of complications from cardiac valvular defects.

  • 7. Compare and contrast the causes and effects of left-sided heart failure and right-sided heart failure.

  • 8. Define shock. Provide some examples. Which is most commonly seen by dentists?

  • 9. How are the three stages of shock characterized?

  • 10. How is neurogenic shock treated?

  • 11. Name the symptoms that may develop form anaphylaxis. How can it be treated?

  • 12. Define hypertension.

  • 13. What is the incidence of hypertension?

  • 14. What symptoms does hypertension produce in most people with the disease?

  • 15. What proportion of African American adults has hypertension?

  • 16. What are the four categories of diseases associated with hypertension?

  • 17. How can hypertension be controlled?

  • 18. Define hyaline arteriolosclerosis.

  • 19. Name two types of malignant hypertension.

  • 20. What are the complications of hypertension?

  • 21. Define atresia, and stenosis.

  • 22. What is the pathogenesis of endocarditis?

  • 23. What dental and surgical procedures predispose to bacteremia?

  • 24. How is primary myocardial disease characterized?

  • 25. How does pericardial disease cause heart disease?


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