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What is characteristic of Atrial flutter?
multiple P waves(now called F waves) for every QRS complex.
It's easy to shock a pt out of this rhythm!
What is characteristic of Atrial fibrillation?
no identifiable P waves. R-R intervals are irregular.
When is cardioversion used on patients?
During atrial fibrillation!
What is characteristic of Second-Degree AV Block Type II?
More than 1 P wave for each QRS Strip but P's ARE CONSISTENT ALL THE WAY ACROSS TE STRIP
What is characteristic of Second-Degree AV Block Type I?
Progressive lengthening of PR interval until you drop a QRS complex
What is the number one rule about pacemakers?
if pt HR is competing with the Pacemaker...turn it OFF
Which leads correlate with Right Circumflex Artery?
2, 3, AVF
Which leads correlate with Left Anterior Descenting Artery?
aVL, 1, 2, 3
Which leads correlate with the circumflex artery?(This is the lateral wall!)
1, aVL, 4, 5, 6
What is the "scar" of a heart attack on a ECG strip?
Q wave