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  1. An electrical conduction disturbances in the atria, resulting in premature beats or abnormal atria rhythms
    Atrial dysrhytmias
  2. Medications for dysrhytmias are
    Amiodarone, digitalis digoxin, hydrochloride

    • 0 caffiene
    • low-fat, low cholesterol
  3. Which protects the individual against future invasion of already experienced antigens are
    Acquired immunity
  4. common causes:
    MI
    CHF
    Electrolyte imbalance
    Emotional stress
    drugs
    are example of
    atrial dysrhythmia
  5. Pulse rate of 140-250 BPM, dysrhythmias occurs above ventricles, short sudden eruptions that end spontaneously, HYPOkalemia, digitalis toxicity, and ischemia, artificial pacemaker to regulate is
    Atrial tachycardia
  6. Rapid contraction of the atria, HR 250-300, sawtooth, decrease blood supply b/c the atria and ventricles are unable to fill with blood when contracting IMMEDIATE INTERVENTION
    atrial flutter
  7. 350-600 BPM, mitral valve disease, CAD, Acute MI, hypertensive, heart disease, HF, hyperthryoidism, blood clots may form is
    Atrial fibillation

    once treated can be stoppede
  8. Systematic inflammatory disease that occurs 2 to 3 weeks after an inadequately treated pharyngitis caused by group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus is
    Rheumatic fever
  9. Bed rest, broad-spectrum antibiotics, prevent cardiac complication are treatments for
    Rheumatic fever
  10. What is the treatment for myocarditis?
    Digitalis

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