Welcome to StudyStack, where users create FlashCards and share them with others. Click on the large flashcard to flip it over. Then click the green, red, or yellow box to move the current card to that box. Below the flashcards are blue buttons for other activities that you can try to study the same information.
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

acute care

acute care Cardiac Rhythyms

PEA pulseless electrical activity
A cell is in a polarized state when it is at rest
_____ _____ is when channels open allowing the exchange of K, Na and Ca ions to occur action potential
the property of being able to recieve an electrical impulse from a neighboring cell, depolarize and pass onto another cell conductivity
P-waves represent atrial contraction
QRS-waves represent ventricular contraction
T-waves represent ventricular relaxation
Only ____ electrodes on an EKG are active at any one time three
Normal PR interval 0.12 - 0.20
Normal QRS interval less than 0.12
Artifact on an EKG represents patient movements
Electrical response in a patients room causing interference on the the EKG reading 60 cycle interference
rate:70, rhythm: regular, P Wave for every QRS, PR interval .12, QRS interval .06 normal sinus rhythm
treatment for normal sinus rhythm nothing, monitor patient and EKG
Rate:50, rhythm: regular, P Wave for every QRS, QRS: .16 sinus bradycardia
treatment for sinus bradycardia give atropine and consult for a pacemaker
action of atropine blocks vagas nurve and makes sympathetic nerves take control and it is a short actingmed
Rate: 70, rhythm: irregular, SA node rate increases with respirations, all intervals with in normal limits sinus arrhythmia or dysrhythmia
Rate: 160, rhythm: regular, difficult to see P Waves, QRS normal supraventricular tachycardia
treatment for supraventricular tachycardia adenosine, amiodarone, cardioversion
Rate: 70, rhythm: irregular, no P Waves QRS normal A-Fib
Rate: 250, rhythm: regular, F-waves (saw tooth), not P Waves not PR interval QRS regular A-Flutter
P-Wave looks different than the rest, regular rhythm, rate 85, PR 0.16, QRS: 0.08 PAC: pre atrial contraction
Early QRS, wide and bizarre QRS, QRS >.12, no P Wave before the QRS PVC: preventricular contraction
> 6 PVC in one min what do you do call the doctor
rate > 100, rhythm regular, three or more PVC's in a row V-Tac: ventricular tachycardia
treatment for V-Fib shock X3, epinephrine, defib, vasopressin, defib, amiodarone
PR interval > .20 sec first degree heart block
normal to slow rate, irregular rhythm, P Wave not followed by a QRS second degree heart block / Wenchebach
rate slow, regular rhythm, more P Waves that QRS second degree heart block / classical
slow rate, regular P to P, regular QRS to QRS, irregular PR interval Third degree heart block
Created by: dnoyes

bad sites Copyright ©2001-2016  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.