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Atrial Fibrillation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following symptoms is seen in supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) but not in atrial fibrillation (afib)?

Question 2 2.

The ventricular rate during atrial fibrillation depends on:

I. Sympathetic activity

II. Vagal tone

III. Brain activity

Question 3 3. What is a cardiac arrhythmia?

Question 4 4. Why is the ventricular rhythm irregular during atrial fibrillation?

Question 5 5. Atrial fibrillation begins in the:

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Question 6 6. An important hallmark of atrial fibrillation is:

Question 7 7. A stroke is most often caused by:

Question 8 8. Supraventricular tachycardia causes the heart to beat _____ times per minute.

Question 9 9. What are the atria?

Question 10 10. The dysfunction of the brain due to brain cell death as a result of improper blood flow within the brain is called a:

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Question 11 11.

Which of the following is a cause of AFib?

I. Heart conditions, such as a heart attack

II. Lung disorders, like lung cancer

III. Inflammation of the heart, such as due to a viral infection

Question 12 12. _____ cause(s) the atria of the heart to shiver, while _____ causes the atria of the heart to contract excessively fast.

Question 13 13. A small piece of a blood clot that has formed in the heart but traveled to the brain is called a(n):

Question 14 14. What happens during atrial fibrillation that predispose a person to stroke?

Question 15 15. Which of the following symptoms tends to occur with both atrial fibrillation (afib) and supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)?

Atrial Fibrillation Chapter Exam Instructions

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