cardiac conditions

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cardiac conditions
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2010-07-05 05:45:51
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  1. V-tach, define and Tx
    • -If run >14 beats, start amnio and get CMP.
    • -Mag will bring them out.
    • -First Degree Heart Block.
    • -Turns into junctional or sinus exit
  2. Chronotropic, define
    HR
  3. What to worry about with PVCs
    symptomatic brady
  4. Heart failure, process
    The chambers of the heart respond by stretching to hold more blood to pump through the body or by becoming more stiff and thickened. This helps to keep the blood moving for a short while, but in time, the heart muscle walls weaken and are unable to pump as strongly. As a result, the kidneys often respond by causing the body to retain fluid (water) and sodium.
  5. Paroximal a-fib, define
    self converts
  6. A-fib with RVR, define and Tx
    rapid ventricular response, Tx: BB
  7. Inotropic, define
    contraction

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