EKG Chapter 5 Rhythm Part I

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  • 1. 
    Arrhythmia literally means without 
    • A. 

      Beat

    • B. 

      Hunger

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Origin

    • E. 

      Tube

  • 2. 
    The SA Node generates a regular__________ that paces the heart. Each___________ pacemaker impulse from the SA Node ( Sinus Node) spreads through both _______ as an advancing wave of depolarization. 
  • 3. 
    The SA Node discharges regular pacing impulses_________ per minute that depolarize the _______.?
  • 4. 
    The SA Node generates pacing impulses at a constant, unvarying rate, producing cycles of equal length, so the rhythm of the heart is said to be?
    • A. 

      Messy

    • B. 

      Abnormal

    • C. 

      Serious

    • D. 

      Sudden

    • E. 

      Regular

  • 5. 
    What is a normal, but extremely minimal, increase in heart rate during inspiration, and an extremely minimal decrease in heart rate during expiration.?
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Sinus Rhythm

    • D. 

      Sinus Arrhythmia

    • E. 

      Wandering Pacemaker

  • 6. 
    The Slight increase in the heart rate is due to inspiration-activated ___________ stimulation of the SA Node. The slight decrease in pacing rate is due to expiration-activated _______________ inhibition of the SA Node. Since Sinus pacing is regulated by both divisions of the Autonomic Nervous System. 
  • 7. 
    The atrial conduction system consists of three specialized internodal tracts in the?
    • A. 

      Sinus Rhythm

    • B. 

      Right atrium-The Anterior, the middle, and the Posterior.

    • C. 

      Left atrium

    • D. 

      Coronary Sinus

    • E. 

      AV Node

  • 8. 
    Bachman's bundle originates in the SA Node and distributes depolarization to the left?
    • A. 

      Ventricle

    • B. 

      SA Node

    • C. 

      Atrium

    • D. 

      Posterior

    • E. 

      Anterior

  • 9. 
    Depolarization of the atrial myocardium produces a?
    • A. 

      T wave

    • B. 

      R wave

    • C. 

      U wave

    • D. 

      Q wave

    • E. 

      P wave

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