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1

Adenosine is used to treat what?

SVT

2

Which term describes the effect of a drug on SA nodal automaticity?

chronotrope

3

which term describes the effect of a drug on contractility?

Inotropy

4

Which class of drugs affects the rapid sodium channels?

Class I
Sodium Channel blockers

5

Which class of drugs markedly prolongs repolarization time by blocking K + channels?

Class III
Potassium Channel Blockers

6

Pneumonitis, skin discolouration and peripheral neuropathy are particular toxicities associated with what drug?

Amiodarone

7

Which class of antiarrhythmic drugs produces decreased depolarization on the action potential?

Class Ia

8

Which class of antiarrhythmic drugs produces an increase to action potential duration?

Class III
Potassium Channel Blockers

9

What is the name of the antiarrhythmic classification system?

Vaughan - Williams

10

With which drugs would you monitor QT prolongation?

Quinidine and Procainamide

11

In what percentage of the population at large is torsade de pointes seen?

3-4%

12

To which AAA class does adenosine belong?

Class V

13

Which of the following drugs is a positive inotropic and negative dromotropic?

digitalis

14

Which is the drug of choice for polymorphic ventricular tachycardia?

Magnesium Sulfate

15

Which is the drug of choice for monomorphic ventricular tachycardia?

Amiodarone

16

Norpace

Disopyramide

17

Cordarone

Amiodarone

18

Rhythmol

Propafenone

19

Corvert

Ibutilide

20

Tambocor

Flecainide

21

Betapace

Sotalol

22

Adenocard

Adenosine

23

Tikosyn

Dofetilide