Air Embolisms & Cardiac Arrhythmia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the normal conduction pathway of the heart?

Question 2 2.

An irregular heartbeat can, for all practical purposes, be called:

I. An arrhythmia

II. A dysrhythmia

III. A sinus rhythm

Question 3 3. What happens when someone has atrial fibrillation?

Question 4 4. What causes fluttering or palpitations to sometimes be felt?

Question 5 5. Both arrhythmia and dysrhythmia rely on the Greek word rhythmos, which means:

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Question 6 6. Most major medical organizations, especially related to the field of cardiology, have agreed that the proper term to use for any rhythm other than the sinus rhythm is:

Question 7 7. _____ is a rhythm less than 60 heartbeats per minute and _____ is a rhythm more than 100 beats per minute.

Question 8 8. Occasional early beats that feel like fluttering or palpitations are called:

Question 9 9. _____ is a rhythm in which the atria are quivering and can be a life-threatening arrhythmia because it puts someone at risk for blood clots and strokes.

Question 10 10. Arrhythmia means:

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Question 11 11. Ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia:

Question 12 12. What is a cause of cardiac arrhythmias?

Question 13 13. What is a cardiac arrhythmia?

Question 14 14. _____ is an arrhythmia in which the atria are contracting much faster than the ventricles, but usually converts to normal on its own.

Question 15 15. Dysrhythmia means:

Air Embolisms & Cardiac Arrhythmia Chapter Exam Instructions

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