“Longer, longer, longer, DROP– now you have a Wenckebach”
AFib is seen in 25%-30% of patients after cardiac surgery making it the most common arrhythmia observed following open heart surgery
“PACs may be a warning sign for the development of atrial fibrillation or flutter and may also indicate abnormal magnesium or potassium levels”
Click here for a quick overview of the cardiac cycle and the corresponding waveforms.
“Sinus tachycardia is a rhythm in which the SA node fires rapidly causing a rate greater than 100 beats per minute.”
Maybe Dierks Bentley would settle for a slow down, but your heart shouldn’t.