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heart sound cluename of heart sound
Telemetry term used to describe multiple ectopic focci in the atria that are firing randomly. There is a loss of the p wave and there is no effective contraction.
Telemetry term for 3 or more PVCs in a row at a rate of more than 100 beats per minute
A systolic ejection murmur that is greatest after S1 and disappears before S2 (dies in mid-systole). Non patholgocial.
Number of big boxes in a six second EKG strip
Portion of the heart that will depolarize & hyperpolarize 60-100 times a minute. The primary regulator/pacemaker of heart rate.
Number of little boxes that equal one big box on an EKG strip
Term used to describe an abnormal valve that is tight, narrowed, or fibrotic such that blood can't move through it well.
Telemetry term for a steady alternation between a normal heart beat and a PVC
Telemetry term for the presence of extra p waves.
Term for the merging of S3 & S4 that may occur at rapid heart rates
Telemetry terms used to describe ventricular repolarization
Part of the stethescope used to hear high pitch sounds
Term for PVC caused by several ectopic focci
Murmur that occurs completely across the systolic interval (from S1 to the end of S3). Holosystolic/pansystolic sound that sometimes occurs after MI due to papillary muscle rupture
Term for an early, large, spontaneous depolarization (by an ectopic focus) that wipes out the normal wave/electrical activity, resulting in a compensatory pause.
Term used to describe the rhythm produced by an ectopic focus depolarizing & hyperpolarizing at a rate of 20-40 times per minute.
Type of murmur caused by aortic insufficiency or mitral stenosis.
Telemetry term for a heart rhythm of more than 100 beats per minute.
Time in seconds represented by one big box on an EKG strip
Term used to describe the change from a single S2 sound to two sounds (an A2 & P2). The A2 & P2 sounds vary with respiration.
Part of the stethescope used to hear low pitch sounds
Term for PVC caused by a single ectopic focus
Telemetry term used to describe ventricular depolarization.
Telemetry term for a heart rhythm of 60-100 beats per minute, with the presence of a p wave.
heart sound cluename of heart sound
High pitch sound produced by the turbulent flow against the closed aortic & pulmonary valves. Occurs at the beginning of ventricular diastole
Telemetry term for a heart rhythm of less than 60 beats per minute.
Time in seconds represented by 5 big boxes on an EKG strip
Term used to describe the ability of areas of the heart to spontaneously depolarize & hyperpolarize.
Type of arrhythmia in which the rhythm fluctuates with respiration.
Part of the heart that can take over pacemaker function, but will only depolarize & hyperpolarize 40-60 times a minute.
Sound produced by blood being forced into a stiff/hpertrophic ventricle. It occurs just after atrial contraction at the end of diastole & immediately before S1. (CHF/HTN)
Time in seconds represented by 5 little boxes on an EKG strip.
Telemetry term used to describe multiple focci all firing randomly, such that there is no organized contraction of the heart or wave of polarization. The ventricle is quivering.
Type of murmur caused by mitral regurgitation/insufficiency, aortic stenosis, or innocent flow murmur.
Telemetry terrm used to describe atrial depolarization.
Telemetry term for the early phase of ventricular repolarization that is used to reveal if the heart is becoming ischemic.
Click-murmur syndrome during mid systole that may be benign.
High pitch sound produced by turbulent flow against the closed mitral & tricuspid valves. Occurs during ventricular systole.
Part of the heart that will take over pacemaker function at a rate of 20-40 depolarizations & hyperpolarizations per minute. There will be no P wave, & has abnormal QRS complex.
Term used to describe an abnormal valve that cannot completely close & now leaks. The leaflets of the valve may be calcified, damaged, or have growths on them.
Time in seconds represented by 1 little box on an EKG strip.
Low pitch sound sometimes heard at the beginning of diastole after S2. Common in young athletes, but could be a harbinger of CHF in adults.
Term for when an R wave occurs on the T wave of the previous complex. Can be indicative of a lethal arrhythmia.
Sound cased by leaky valves, stenotic valves, or turbulent blood flow.
Term for the combined presence of S3 & S4
Telemetry term used to describe an ectopic focus in the wall of the atrium.
Telemetry term used to describe a flat baseline lasting 1/10 second after the p wave.

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