cardiac dysrhythmia


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Related to cardiac dysrhythmia: atrial fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

(kahr'dē-ak dis-ridh'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

car·di·ac dys·rhyth·mi·a

(kahr'dē-ak dis-ridh'mē-ă)
Any abnormality in the rate, regularity, or sequence of cardiac activation.

cardiac dysrhythmia (disrith´mēə),

n an irregular or abnormal heartbeat rhythm. Also known as
cardiac arrhythmia.
cardiac massage,
cardiac output,
n the volume of blood put out by the heart per minute; the product of the stroke volume and the heart rate per minute.
cardiac pacemaker,
cardiac surgery,
n an operative procedure used to treat a disease of the heart or its blood vessels.
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357 2,721 Myocardial infarction 444 189 255 202 242 (ICD-9 410,411) Heart failure (ICD-9 1,817 579 1,238 1,068 749 428) Cardiac dysrhythmias 1,756 538 1,218 937 819 (ICD-9 427) Respiratory/other 7,716 5,752 1,964 4,532 3,184 chest symptoms (786) Referent counties Respiratory outcomes All(a) 6,074 4,347 1,727 3,819 2,255 Asthma (ICD-9 493) 2,199 1,886 313 1,591 608 COPD (ICD-9 491,492) 1,158 558 600 601 557 Pneumonia and acute 1,815 1,146 669 1,039 777 bronchitis (ICD-9 481, 482, 485, 486, 466) URIs (ICD-9 465) 490 429 61 344 146 Cardiac outcomes All(a) 7.
Cardiac dysrhythmia is a term encompassing various types of irregular heartbeats - from annoying to life threatening.
Given limited data on both these published variables and lack of any comparative studies, we undertook a pilot study to compare FTc, BNP and central venous pressure (CVP) as predictors of fluid responsiveness in septic shock patients without cardiac dysrhythmia.
max] has no significant association with cardiac dysrhythmia hospital admissions (p > 0.
A defibrillator is a medical equipment device that delivers electrical energy with the goal of terminating a cardiac dysrhythmia.
The researchers observed a statistically significant, positive association between cardiac dysrhythmia and CO, coarse PM, and EC < 2.
Suctioning has been associated with potentially serious and life-threatening complications, such as hypoxemia, cardiac dysrhythmia, cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, bronchospasm, increased bronchial mucous production, hypertension, vagal stimulation, increased intracranial pressure (ICP), atelectasis, damage to tracheo-bronchial mucosa, pulmonary hemorrhage, patient anxiety and fear, nosocomial infection, and death (Bostick & Wendelgass; 1987; Bronson, Chatburn, & Covington, 1993; Noll, Hix, & Scott, 1990).
The study evaluated the use of Philips wireless technology versus a paging system to transmit messages regarding cardiac dysrhythmia alarms to nurses and practitioners.
The nurse also must assess for cardiac dysrhythmias and signs and symptoms of diminished cardiac output.
Anxiety disorders tend to be highly prevalent in heart disease increasing heartbeat rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, progression of atherosclerosis and also the risk of cardiac dysrhythmias (Uzun et al 2008).
He also talked about family history of sudden death, recurrent episodes, and chest pain with palpitation and cardiac dysrhythmias.