Pharm Vocab

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Pharm Vocab
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2012-10-26 12:09:21
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  1. the resistance (pressure) in arteries tha must be overcome to empty blood from the venticle
    Afterload
  2. a vaiation from the normal rhythm
    Arhythmia (Dysrhythmia)
  3. a slower than normal heart rate
    Bradycardia
  4. neutralizing of the polarity of a cardiac cell by an inflow of sodium ions. Deplarizaton results in contracton of the cardiac cell and renders it incapable of further contracion until repolarization occurs
    Depolarization
  5. Affectng the force of cardiac muscle conraction
    Inotropic
  6. the volume of blood in the ventricles at the end of diastole
    Preload
  7. contraction of the ventricles without acorresponding contraction of the atia. PVCs arise from an irritable focus or foci in the ventricles
    Premaure Venticular Contraction (PVC)
  8. the amount of blood ejected by the left ventricle with each beat
    Stroke Volume
  9. tachycardia ssociated with an iregularity in normal heart rhythm
    Tachyarrhythmia
  10. a faster than normal heart rate
    Tachycardia

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