Flashcards in antiarrythmic 1 Deck (10)
what is the most common cardiac arrhythmia and leading cause of stroke?
mech of arrhythmias?
types of arrhythmias
1. bradycardia, block
2. extra systoles
paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia is also known as
paroxysmal atrial tachycardia
what is Wolff-Parkinson-White?
1. fast AV accessory pathway
2. typically atrial origin, bundle of Kent
3. shortened PR interval
4. pre-excitation, delta-wave, wide QRS
what are the characteristics of atrial flutter?
1. rapid atrial rate
2. sawtooth F-wave pattern
- normal QRS normal
- AV dissociation
- vagal stimulation not effective
- CCBs not effective
what is the most common cardiac arrhythmia?
what is the leading cause of stroke via thrombosis?
what is a lethal arrhythmia if not terminated?