SVT vs. Atrial Fibrillation


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of SVT and AFib. You will be quizzed on the heart rate range with SVT and symptoms of SVT.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test yourself on the following with this quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Symptoms of SVT
  • Definition of cardiac arrhythmia
  • How fast SVT causes the heart to beat
  • Symptoms of AFib and SVT

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on SVT and AFib
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the phrase cardiac arrhythmia
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding when the atria of the heart shiver and when the atria contract excessively fast

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson called SVT vs. Atrial Fibrillation looks more closely at this topic. The lesson focuses on the following objectives:

  • Learn important information about the heart and the ventricles
  • Recall why SVT is dangerous if it is experienced over a long period of time
  • Review the conditions that can result from AFib
  • Compare and contrast information about SVT and AFib