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Sinus Tachy seen in what conditions?
Panic
Thyroid
Pulmonary Emboli
Tx for asymptomatic PACs or PVCs?
none, leave them alone
Drug for SVT?
Adenosine
WHat condition to check for A fib? (Atrial Fibrillation)
Thyroid, irregular
Rx for rate control on A. Fib???
Diltiazem
Rx for Conversion of A. Fib (thyroid problems, pulm. fibrosis)
Amiodarone

A mio(cardial) conversione
What other Rx is given for A. fib?
ANticoagulate if >48hrs. of onset

DO NOT CARDIOVERT IMMEDIATELY
When do you cardiovert A. fib immediately????
Only if pat. is hypotensive

SOB, Chest Pain, Hypotension, Confusion!!!! Fischer!!!
Pat with MAT? multifocal atrial tachycardia
COPD
What is Ventricular Tachycardia?
3 PVCs in a row
What is bigeminy?
PVCs every other beat
What is a couplet?
two bigeminys together
What happens in prolonged QT?
R on T phenomenon
can cause V. Fib
Drug of Choice (DOC) for Torsade?
Magensium

TOR MAG
What is seen in ECG on young athelte w/ syncope due to arrythmia (torsade esp.)?
Congenital long QT
Tx for Congenital Long QT?
BBs
V fib tx?
F is for Fatal!!!

AICD
Automatic Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator) if pat. survives
What happens in WPW? think about the WOLF
accessory bundle fo Kent with SVT

extra bundles
more whiskers on the wolf
WHat is seen on the ECG on WPW?
Short PR, DELTA wave
What is the Tx for WPW?
NO DIG or VERAPAMIL!!!

CATHETER ABLATION (your parents paid a lot of money for you to say that)
Tx for 1st degree AV Block?
no RX
2nd Degree AVBlock, Mobitz I is also called?
Wenckeback
What is seen on ECG for 2nd Degree AVBlock, Mobitz I ?
progressive prolongation of PR and dropping of beats
What is responsible for 2nd Degree AVBlock, Mobitz I ?
nodal disease

drugs or MI
Rx for 2nd Degree AVBlock, Mobitz I ?
NO PACER!!!
Rx for Mobitz II????
Pacemaker!!!!
Rx for Third (3rd) Degree AVBlock?
PACER

so pacer's on Mobitz II (2 degree) and 3rd degree only!!!
What is affected in 2nd Degree AVBlock, Mobitz I ?
infranodal
What diseases are behind PULSELESS ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY?
BAD THINGS
Myocardial Rupture
Massive PE
What does u waves mean?
hypokalemia

low potassium
What do you see on ECG in hyperkalemia?
Peak T waves!
What is seen on ECG in hypocalcemia?

low calcium
prolonged QT