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1

For ventricular arrhythmias use...?

Lidocaine / Ameoderone

2

What are two ventricular arrhythmias?

PVC's and V-tach

3

What does supraventricular stand for?

Before the ventricle (atrial)

4

What do you use for atrial arrhythmias?

A B C D
A = Adenocard
B = Beta-blockers
C = Calcium channel blockers
D = Digoxin

5

How do you give Adenocard?

IV, Fast

6

What do all beta-blockers end in?

LOL

7

In A B C D, what does A stand for?

Adenocard

8

In A B C D, what does B stand for?

Beta-blocker

9

In A B C D, what does C stand for?

Calcium channel blockers

10

In A B C D, what does D stand for?

Digoxin, Lanoxin

11

Beta-blockers are similar to what other cardiac medication?

Calcium channel blockers

12

Are Beta-blockers like valium for the heart?

Yes

13

What is the main difference between Beta-blockers and Calcium channel blockers

Calcium channel blockers are better for people with asthma because beta-blockers will bronco-constrict.

14

What are the side effects of beta-blockers?

A headache and hypotension

15

What do you use for V-fib?

D-fib (defibrillator...shock them!)

16

What do you use for asystole?

1st Epinephrine and 2nd atropine