Flashcards in RCIS continued Deck (88)
Which drug for conscious sedation has a duration of 30 minutes (not therapeutic half life)?
Where is the site of action for benzodiazepines?
If the EKG exhibits a nodal rhythm, where is the heart beating from?
Beating at a slow rate set by the AV node
The average resting cardiac cycle takes about 0.8 sec, including 0.1 sec for atrial systole, 0.3 sec for ventricular systole, and 0.4 sec for which period?
the quiescent period
What does heparin do?
Blocks the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin
What drug is derived from curare, a poison found on some frogs?
In order to view an angiogram from a prior procedure in a digital systel, which device is required to display the image?
digital to analog converter
What is the hydrophylic coating on guidewires?
What catheter should be used for a Sheperd's crook RCA?
Amplatz left II
Your patient has a CTO with bridging collaterals, what is the est treatment for your patient?
In order to determine whether an intervention is warranted on a stenosis of intermediate severity, the physician could assess the Fractional Flow Reserve using which wire?
Your patient has an inferior take-off saphenous vein graft to the RCA. Which catheters would be the logical choices?
What is a AL II short tip guiding catheter suited for?
Superior take off LMCA
Which catheter would be most suitable for an RCA with a superior directed orientation?
A heart rate of 45 BPM and an absence of P waves from the EKG would suggest what?
Damage to the SA node
Your patient has arterial blood gases as follows:
What is the most probable acid base diagnosis?
Mixed respiratory and metabolic acidosis
What is the fast-rising phase of the SA nose action potential due to?
True of False:
Constrictive myocarditis is a medical diagnosis.
Which medical gas is used for inflating septostomy balloon?
Which medical gas is used for pulmonary hypertension?
Which medical gas is used for powering rotablator turbine?
Which medical gas is used for gas sterilization?
Which medical gas is used for excimer laser?
What is a friction rub a result from?
A deficiency of pericardial fluid
What is the electrical synchrony of the ventricular myocardium a result from?
Gap junctions of the intercalated discs
What is diastasis?
slow ventricular filling
Where is the cardiac center, which modifies the heart rate, located?
How doe the Cardioinhibitory center communicate with the heart ?
At the end of ventricular contraction, what is the name of the amount of blood remaining in the ventricle?