EFFECT OF ELECTROLYTES ON CARDIAC RHYTHM
Common Electrolytes responsible for cardiac arrhythmias
Potassium is vital for regulating the normal electrical activity of the heart.
Increased extracellular pot
Module E-PVD, PAD, PE, Aneurysm
1. What is PAD? Pg 719-724 Peripheral Arterial Disease-, result of systemic atherosclerosis
partial or total arterial occlusion, no O2 to the tissues, causing pain when walking
2. What are the risk f
Module E Rhythm Strips Study Guide
1. How is cardiac output calculated?
Stroke Volume X Heart Rate+ amount of blood pumped by left ventricle in one minute
2. What is an ECG?
A graphic tracing of electrical activity of the heart, not mechanical
1. What 5 functions does water have in the body?
Thermoregulation, transport, perfusion, elimination, nutrition
2. Define fluid.
H2O that contains suspended substances (electrolyes, salts)
3. Define volume.
Amt of fl