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class I anti-arrhythmics

sodium channel blocade

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Class II antiarrhythmic MOA

Beta adrenergic receptor blockade

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class III antiarrhytmics MOA

potassium channel blockade

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Class IV antiarrhythmic MOA

calcium channel blockade

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is warfarin an anti-arrhythmics

no

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why is quinadine not used much anymore

narrow therapeutic window

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drugs useful for atrial arrhythmias

digoxin
Beta blockers
CCB
amiodarone

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drugs useful for ventricular arrhythmias

procainamide
disopy
tocainamide
beta blocker
amiodarone
sotalol

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causes of dilated cardiomyopathies (toxins)

alcohol
anthracycline (chemo)
cobalt
Catecholamines

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metabolic problems that can cause dilated cardiomyopathies

starvation
thiamine loss (alcoholism)
thyrotoxicosis

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random causes of dilated cardiomyopathies

sarcoid
hemochromotaosis
peri/post partum

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blunt blow to chest & normal heart, no puncture or bony fx

Commotio Cordis

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when is the chest impact w/ comotion cordis

Chest impact in 15 millisecond window before T wave, soft stern/ribs of teenager, center of L ventricle

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symptoms w/ dilated CM

DOE
low extremity edema
orthopnea

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symptoms w/ hypertrophic CM

DOE
angi
sync
palpitations

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Symptoms w/ restrictive CM

DOE
fatigue
lower extremity edema

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Tx for dilated CM

diuretics
unload
digoxin

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Tx for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

BB or CCB
pacemaker
surgery

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tx/ for restrictive CM

treat the etiology
diuretics