“When some QRSs don’t get through, now you have a Mobitz II”
A reference for understanding pacemaker identification codes.
“Longer, longer, longer, DROP– now you have a Wenckebach”
“If the R is far from the P, then you have a first degree.”
Generally, the amplitude of the T wave goes up and down, proportional to the K+ level. The QT interval generally lengthens and shortens opposite to Ca2+ levels.
Syndrome is a condition where an accessory (extra) electrical pathway exists between the atrium and the ventricles that bypasses the AV node.”
AFib is seen in 25%-30% of patients after cardiac surgery making it the most common arrhythmia observed following open heart surgery
Bad news for you grapefruit juice fans…
“PACs may be a warning sign for the development of atrial fibrillation or flutter and may also indicate abnormal magnesium or potassium levels”
“Sinus tachycardia is a rhythm in which the SA node fires rapidly causing a rate greater than 100 beats per minute.”