Human Heart Quiz: What Do You Know About Dysrhythmias?

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Human Heart Quiz: What Do You Know About Dysrhythmias?

Here we have a human heart quiz about dysrhythmias. The human can beat up to 115,000 times each day and can pump thousands of gallons of blood while at it. If your heart beats higher or lower than those, you may be suffering from, which can be a cause to worry or not to. The quiz below is designed to test out what you know about Dysrhythmias. Why don’t you try it out and find out?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Dysrhythmia am I? Caused by... Physiological stress, acute blood loss, anemia, shock, decreased blood volume, increased blood volume, heart failure, pain, increased metabolic state, fever, thyroid issues, exercise, anxiety, medications such as catacholamines, atropine, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, ectasy.
    • A. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

  • 2. 
    Which Dysrhythmia am I? Causes... •Decreased metabolic needs, sleep, athletic training, decreased thyroid function •Medications-Calcium Chanel Blocker, Beta Blocker, amiodorone; vagal stimulation, suctioning, increased Intracranial pressure, inferior wall MI; •Other causes-hypovolemia, hypoglycemia, hypothermia; toxins, tamponade, tension pneumothorax, thrombosis, trauma with decreased volume, increased Intracranial Pressure
    • A. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • D. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

  • 3. 
    This dysrhythmia is caused by vagal stimulation.
    • Vomiting
    • Bearing Down for BM
    • A. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • D. 

      Premature Atrial Complex

  • 4. 
    Which drug is given to help convert Sinus Bradycardia to a NSR?
    • A. 

      Atropine 0.5mg every 2 to 5 minutes up to 3mg dose

    • B. 

      Atropine 1mg every 5 to 10 minutes up to 3mg dose

    • C. 

      Metoprolol 25mg every 2 to 5 minutes up to 100mg dose

    • D. 

      Digoxin 125mg every 7 to 10 minutes

  • 5. 
     
    • A. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • B. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • C. 

      Ventricular Flutter

    • D. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • C. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • D. 

      Premature Atrial Contractions

  • 7. 
    Patients who have this dysrhythmia are at a high risk for atrial emboli due to the formation of thrombi in the atria. Also at a risk for "Brain Attack."
    • A. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Premature Atrial Contractions

    • C. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • D. 

      Systolic Tachycardia

  • 8. 
    Which medications might be used for Atrial Fibrillation? Select all that apply...
    • A. 

      Calcium Channel Blockers

    • B. 

      Amiodarone

    • C. 

      Anti-Coagulants

    • D. 

      Atropine

  • 9. 
    Which medication might be used for the client experiencing Premature Ventricular Contractions?
    • A. 

      Amiodarone

    • B. 

      Atropine

    • C. 

      Magnesium Sulfate

    • D. 

      Sotalol

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions

    • D. 

      Ventricular Flutter

  • 11. 
    What dysrhythmia is treated prophylactically with either Sotalol or Mexiletine?
    • A. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • C. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

  • 12. 
    • Loss of conscioussness
    • No cardiac, cerebral, or system perfusion
    • Fatal in 3 to 5 minutes
    • No pulse, no heart sounds, no BP, no breathing
    • A. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Ventricular Flutter

    • C. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Premature Ventricular Contractions