The heart's natural pacemaker
An electrolyte; when increased may produce cardiac fibrillation
T wave may be inverted in the presence of __________
Myocardial stimulation, resulting in muscle contraction
Not a shockable rhythm due to no electrical activity
Represents the time interval from the onset of atrial depolarization to the onset of ventricular depolarization
"Quivering" atrial rate of 350-700 bpm
20% increased rate from baseline HR
Distortion of an EKG tracing by electrical activity that is non-cardiac
Treatment for Ventricular Fibrillation
An electrolyte; when decreased the patient may have a rapid HR, prolonged QT, and/or ST depression
A mnemonic used to aid in remembering the possible causes of cardiac arrest
A display of a person's cardiac activity
Saw tooth or ocean-like waves
An indicator of the atrial rate
Represents the electrical activity of both atria
Antiarrhythmic drug used in codes
A tachycardia originating above the ventricles, but not from the SA node
Duration of ventricular depolarization and repolarization
_________ is represented by a tall U wave
Drug used via rapid bolus for synchronized cardioversion
An irregular rhythm
Treatment for Torsades de Point
Regular rhythm with one P per each narrow QRS; rate 60-100 bpm
An indicator of the ventricular rate
Simultaneous ventricular depolarization
Where most lethal rhythms originate
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