In this part of the online taster, you’ll meet current practitioners at the Cardiac Department of Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
You’ll learn more about:
We’ll also show you two examples of the many tests within cardiac physiology: ECG and pacemaker checking.
Angiography: An x-ray to scan a patient’s blood vessels.
Palpitation: A condition when someone feels that his/her heart is beating too fast.
Heart murmur: Audible sound of turbulent blood flow within the heart, often sounds like a whoosh noise.
Learn more about the definition of the medical terminologies on the NHS Choices website.