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Ventricular fibrillation

ventricular fibrillation

(Science: cardiology) A disorganised chaotic contraction of the ventricle that fails to effectively eject blood from the ventricle.

During ventricular fibrillation the patient is unconscious and will die if emergency intervention is not undertaken (defibrillation).


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I'm not sure of my answer and pls help and explain

... SA node. The EKG may show which of the following? A. Artial systole B. Ventricular diastole C. Ventricular bradycardia D. Ventricular fibrillation If there is a block of the electrical current at the AV node, this abnormality ...

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by mslazy
Mon Nov 15, 2010 5:12 am
 
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i wish i had a heart

... it indicates a total lack of electrical activity in the heart. Since defibrillation works by STOPPING the heart in the hopes that it resets itself ... (AFAIK) have some effect on asystole so that you can get someone up to ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia, but if I roll up on ...

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by Jelanen
Sat May 28, 2005 12:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: i wish i had a heart
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