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10 Cards in this Set

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Atrial depolarization
P wave
Ventricular depolarization
QRS interval
Ventricular repolarization
T wave
What is the pace maker
the SA node
How does the heart beat (simple)
SA node sends action potential to the AV node, where there is a slight delay and results in ventricular contraction
Bradycardia
slow heart rate, less than 60 BPM
Tachycardia
fast heart rate
What is usually the cause of arrhythmia
injury
What two things greatly increases the probability of an embolic stroke because of the pooling of blood in the heart increases blood clotting
Atrial flutter of fibrillation
What is a first degree block
prolonged P-R interval. Pretty regular PQRS