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PACEMAKERS – Study Questions From PowerPoint 1. A pacemaker delivers an electrical current to stimulate (select one) Repolarization Depolarization 2. Give two examples of when a TEMPORARY pacemaker is indicated for a patient. Post MI and after cardiac surgery 3. Give examples of when a PERMANENT pacemaker is indicated for a patient. Treat symptomatic bradycardia 4. T or F: pacemakers are sometimes used to overdrive symptomatic tachycardia. TRUE 5. Battery - operated external pulse generators are used for temporary pacing. 6. A transcutaneous pacemaker has external gelled electrodes placed on the chest and are attached to a pulse generator. 7. T or F: a transvenous pacemaker can be used from the defibrillator in pacing mode FALSE - transcutaneous . 8. What type of temporary pacemaker contains a lead wire passed through a venous access to either the atrium or ventricle while being attached to an external pulse generator? Transvenous 9. What are the 3 components to a pulse generator?
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