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SBGR MA 150 Week 4

cardiac arrest the heart stops beating
defibrillator machine used to restore normal heart rhythm
cardioversion use of electroshock to convert an abnormal cardiac rhythm to a normal one
ectopic originating outside of the normal tissue
infarction death of tissue due to lack of blood flow
ischemic lack of blood flow to tissue
ventricles pumping chambers of the heart
myocardium heart muscle
atria receiving chambers of the heart
sinoatrial node pacemaker of the heart
atrioventricular node part of the cardiac conduction system located between atria and ventricles
bundle of HIS fibers that conduct electrical impulses from AV node to ventricles
Purkinje fibers fibers that run through ventricles to deliver the electrical impulse
electrocardiography study and interpretation of the recording of the electric currents of the heart
electrocardiogram the resulting record of the electric currents of the heart
electrocardiograph the instrument for recording electric currents of the heart
angina pectoris chest pain
nitroglycerine vasodilator used to relieve chest pain
a- no, not, without
my/o muscle
Created by: SBGrandRapids