Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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

Arrhythmia Info

Arrhythmia info

What is needed in a code? CPR
When is a positive inotropic drug needed? to increase perfusion
What is an alpha stimulant that is contra-indiacted in hypovolemia? Norepinephrine (Levophed)
What drug can only be given once or twice in a code? Vasopressin
How does the patient feel in third degree heart block? drowsy (dizzy, fatigued)
What causes sinus tachycardia? your 3 morning cups of coffee
How does the patient feel in with an apical heart rate of 80 and 4 PACs per minute? fine
Adenosine (Adenocard) is contr-indicated for patients with__________. asthma
What priority assessments are made of a patient following a transesophageal echocardiogram? gag, LOC, perfusion (bleeding)
The rhythm for a patient in atrial fibrillation will be__________. irregular
In pacemaker talk, the minimum amount of energy needed to ensure capture is called the __________. threshold
How can "frozen sholder" be prevented? passive ROM
What is the best route to administer KCl? oral
What assessment tool during a code indirectly assesses metabolism and circulation capnography
What is essential to know when deciding to continue treatment for a patient in asystole? advance directive
Can an AED be used on anyone? no
In a patient with a demand pacemaker, describe the apical rhythm with a patientexperiencing competition. irregular, sometimes rapid
What treatment is priority for a patient in first degree AV block? observation and assessment
Name one complication of vagal stimulation. asystole, bradycardia, plaque migration
Created by: zajacp
Popular Nursing sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards