Cardiac Dysrhythmias Stokke N180

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This covers the dysrhythmias listed on the hand out only. I'm trying to keep these pretty focused so I can make more available before tomorrow morning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to Chris Stokke, there are 5 questions that a nurse considers when assessing monitor strips; which of the following is NOT included in Stokke's list?
    • A. 

      Are there P waves?

    • B. 

      Is there a P wave before every QRS complex?

    • C. 

      Is there a T wave after every QRS complex?

  • 2. 
    According to Chris Stokke, there are 5 questions that a nurse considers when assessing monitor strips; which of the following is NOT included in Stokke's list?
    • A. 

      What is the duration of the PRI?

    • B. 

      What is the duration of the QT interval?

    • C. 

      What is the duration of the QRS complex?

  • 3. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, PR interval is 0.12 seconds, QRS complex is 0.10 seconds, and the rate is 101 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      AV block mobitz type 1

    • C. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

  • 4. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, PR interval is 0.12 seconds, QRS complex is 0.09 seconds, and the rate is 62 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      AV block mobitz type 1

    • C. 

      Sinus bradycardia

  • 5. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, PR interval is 0.16 seconds, QRS complex is 0.07 seconds, and the rate is 56 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      3rd degree AV block

    • C. 

      Sinus bradycardia

  • 6. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, but there are sometimes an odd, mishapen P wave before the QRS complex, PR interval is 0.18 seconds, QRS complex is 0.09 seconds, and the rate is 64 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Normal Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      AV block mobitz type 1

    • C. 

      Pre atrial contractions

  • 7. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are absent or continuously "wavy" there is no PR interval (because no P waves), QRS complex is 0.04 seconds, and the rate is 89 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Pre atrial contractions

    • B. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • C. 

      Atrial flutter

  • 8. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are a continuous "sawtooth pattern," there is no PR interval (because no real P waves), QRS complex is 0.06 seconds, and the rate and rhythm are irregular.
    • A. 

      Pre atrial contractions

    • B. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • C. 

      Atrial flutter

  • 9. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, PR interval is 0.3 seconds, QRS complex is 0.05 seconds, and the rate is 65 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      1st degree AV Block

    • B. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 1

    • C. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 2

  • 10. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, present before every QRS, PR interval gets progressively longer until a P wave is not conducted, QRS complex is 0.05 seconds, and the rate is 78 beats per minute with a irregular rhythm.
    • A. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 1

    • B. 

      1st degree AV Block

    • C. 

      3d degree AV Block

  • 11. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, there are more P waves than QRS complexes, PR interval is abnormally long when conducted, QRS complex is 0.12 seconds, and the rate is 62 beats per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 1

    • B. 

      3rd degree AV block

    • C. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 2

  • 12. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, there is no pattern between P waves and QRS complexes, PR interval is unmeasureable, QRS complex is 0.12 seconds, and the rate is 42 beats per minute with an iregular rhythm.
    • A. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 1

    • B. 

      3rd degree AV block

    • C. 

      2nd degree AV Block Mobitz Type 2

  • 13. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, there is a P wave before most QRS complexe, but there are some wide and bizarre QRS complexes that do not have a P wave before them, PR interval is 0.16, QRS complex is 0.08 seconds, and the rate is 76 beats per minute with an irregular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • B. 

      3rd degree AV block

    • C. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

  • 14. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: For most of the strip, Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, there is a P wave before most QRS complexe, PR interval is 0.16, QRS complex is 0.06 seconds, but there are 13 wide and bizarre QRS complexes that are at a rate of 188 per minute with a regular rhythm.
    • A. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • B. 

      3rd degree AV block

    • C. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

  • 15. 
    What (if any) dysrhythmia would you chart if your patient's monitor strip consists of the following: For most of the strip, Pwaves are uniform morphology, regular rhythm, there is a P wave before most QRS complex, PR interval is 0.18, QRS complex is 0.06 seconds, but there is a sudden change to no P waves or QRS complexes with an immeasureable rate and a coarse rhythm.
    • A. 

      Ventricular fibrillation

    • B. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • C. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

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