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Unformatted text preview: o Arrhythmia is when it doesn’t happen on a good rhythm • If there’s no p-wave, it’s called premature ventricular contraction (PVC) • Ischemia – term for lack of blood • Fibrillation – no pattern, just looks like noise • Beta blockers – beta 2 antagonists EKG Test • Inject dye into femoral veins Diagnostic Potential • Purkinje fibers transmit electricity waves through the atria and ventricles There are also nodes (sino atrial node SA, atrio-venticular node (AV) Cardiac muscle • 1. Aerobic fibers • 2. Functional syncitium • 3. Intrinsic rhymicity 16:35 16:35...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2008 for the course EXSC 205 taught by Professor Girandola during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08