Flashcards in Drug Therapy for Dysrhythmias Ch 25 Deck (8)
medication used for prevention and treatment of a cardiac dysrhythmia.
ability of the heart to generate an electrical impulse.
ability of cardiac tissue to transmit electrical impulses.
abnormality in heart rate or rhythm.
when an electrical impulse arises from an abnormal focus, anywhere other than the sinoatrial node.
ability of a cardiac muscle cell to respond to an electrical stimulus.
tendency of antidysrhythmic drugs to cause the development of new dysrhythmias.