In the dysrhythmia, _________________________ the rhythm is regular, the RR
and PP intervals are constant, and the atrial and ventricular rates are equal to or
greater than 100 beats per minute.
In the case of atrial rhythms, the sinus node loses its pacemaking role, and the
site with the ________________________________ becomes the pacemaker.
What is the treatment for wandering pacemaker atrial rhythm?
A single focus in the atria fires very rapidly and overrides the SA node. The
name of this atrial rhythm is _________________________________.
Premature junctional contraction (PJC) occurs when a small region of the heart
What is the general cause of heart blocks? ______________________________
A premature ventricular contraction (PVC) is a single ectopic heartbeat which
comes earlier than expected _________________________and the regularity of
the underlying rhythm of the heart.
A characteristic of ventricular fibrillation (VF) is that the ventricles of the heart fire
in a ______________ instead of beating, the ventricular muscle _____________.
Another name for cardiac standstill is _______________________________.