The paramedics used what type of pacemaker to increase the patient’s heart rate?

A. An ICD can perform all of the following functions .

 

a. pacing to treat bradycardia.

b. overdrive

pacing or cardioversion to treat ventricular tachycardia.

c. delivering internal defibrillation to the ventricle to treat ventricular

fibrillation.

d. pacing both the right and left ventricles to resynchronize an

asynchronous heartbeat.

These questions refer to the case history at the beginning of the chapter.

B. The paramedics used what type of pacemaker to increase the patient’s heart rate?

a. Transcutaneous

b. Transvenous

c. Internal

d. Epicardial

C. The cardiologist has ordered the implantation of a(n)

a. implantable cardioverter-defibrillator.

b. biventricular pacemaker.

c. transvenous pacemaker.

d. permanent pacemaker.

D.  Describe the uses for the 12-lead ECG.

2. With lead I, the __________ lead wire is the positive electrode.

a. LL

b. RA

c. LA

d. RL

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Characteristics of sinus bradycardia include?

A. Sinus bradycardia   a. often occurs naturally. b. is considered abnormal in athletes. c. is often seen in Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome. d. is caused by increased sympathetic stimulation. B.  Characteristics….

Match the following sinus dysrhythmias with the correct description.

A.  With sinus arrest, the escape mechanism that follows the pause in electrical   activity may arise from the a. SA node. b. AV junction. c. ventricles. d. All of….

Why is it important to check for a pulse when there are premature beats in the rhythm?

A. Why is it important to check for a pulse when there are premature beats in the rhythm? B. Premature atrial complexes a. are typically preceded by an inverted P9….