RU EKG Class 3 11-1

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RU EKG Use & Interpretation Class #3 February 1, 2011 Junctional & Ventricular Rhythms and AV Heart Block
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/HW¶V WDNH D PLQXWH WR UHYLHZ ± Last week we covered Atrial Rhythm disturbances. ± /HW¶V VHH KRZ PXFK \RX FDQ UHPHPEHU±
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A 74 y/o man demonstrates this rhythm. What is it? What is his immediate treatment if he has chest pain? Atrial flutter with variable block; cardioversion
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This rhythm strip is taken from a 34 y/o man. He has been up all night with his newborn VRQ± DQG IHHOV µIOXWWHULQJ¶ LQ KLV FKHVW² :KDW¶V JRLQJ RQ DQG ZKDW GR \RX WHOO KLP" PACs ³ irritability in his atria of his heart Reassure him and tell him his wife should take turns to be up with the baby!
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This rhythm strip is taken from a 58 \±R IHPDOH ZKR ³IHHOV ILQH´² ± What is the rate and rhythm? ± Atrial flutter with 3:1 block; rate ~120 ± What is the treatment? ± Vagal maneuvers, Ibutilide, cardioversion
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Your patient is a 38 y/o female marathon runner, taking no medications. She denies c/o. ± What is the rate and rhythm? ± SB; 45 bpm ± What is the recommended treatment? ± Nothing -- reassurance
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This rhythm strip is taken from a 78 y/o man who presents for his annual physical, offering no complaints. What is the rhythm? What medication should he be taking? Rhythm = atrial fibrillation Should be on Coumadin for anticoagulation
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Some information on diagnosing cardiac rhythm disorders:
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The EKG Machine
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document atrial arrhythmias: Holter monitor
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Michaelleyton during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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