What is the most effective way to assist a person with CHF to breathe effectively?
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Accordingly, which dysrhythmia is the most common cause of sudden death in a cardiovascular emergency?
The most common life-threatening arrhythmia is ventricular fibrillation, which is an erratic, disorganized firing of impulses from the ventricles (the heart's lower chambers). When this occurs, the heart is unable to pump blood and death will occur within minutes, if left untreated.
One may also ask, which of the following medications is commonly given to patients with chest pain to prevent blood clots? Aspirin helps to prevent these clots from forming and can therefore lower the risk of a heart attack. Healthcare providers often recommend daily aspirin for people with stable angina. (See "Patient education: Aspirin in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease and cancer (Beyond the Basics)".)
Furthermore, which of the following symptoms would you see in a patient with a dissecting aneurysm?
Shortness of breath. Sudden difficulty speaking, loss of vision, weakness or paralysis of one side of your body, similar to those of a stroke. Weak pulse in one arm or thigh compared with the other.
What is calculated by multiplying the heart rate by the volume of blood ejected with each contraction?
Cardiac output is calculated by multiplying the heart rate and the stroke volume. Cardiac output is the amount of blood pumped by the left ventricle--not the total amount pumped by both ventricles. However, the amount of blood within the left and right ventricles is almost equal, approximately 70 to 75 mL.