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by Tpwilson Tpwilson (New Member) New Member

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For my physiology class I need to give a term for when the pulse and heart rate do not match, any ideas of what that could be?

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Kitiger has 40 years experience as a RN and specializes in Pediatrics.

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Have you looked into the various heart blocks?

 

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PeakRN specializes in Prehospital/Adult ED/Peds ED/Onc.

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Electrical versus mechanical capture.

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PeakRN specializes in Prehospital/Adult ED/Peds ED/Onc.

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1 hour ago, Kitiger said:

Have you looked into the various heart blocks?

 

You should still have an apical pulse in AV nodal blocks that matches heart rate unless the patient is in PEA.

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Davey Do has 35 years experience and specializes in Psych, CD, HH, Admin, LTC, OR, ER, Med Surge.

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2 hours ago, Tpwilson said:

For my physiology class I need to give a term for when the pulse and heart rate do not match

In psych we might call that condition "myocardial cognitive dissonance".

Or not.

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Pulse deficit.

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Silverdragon102 has 30 years experience as a BSN and specializes in Medical and general practice now LTC.

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Moved to the Nursing Student Assist forum 

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zoidberg has 4 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Medical-Surgical, Float nurse.

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On 6/3/2019 at 1:58 AM, JKL33 said:

Pulse deficit.

This is the term I use as well

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LC0929 has 13 years experience as a ASN, RN and specializes in Critical Care.

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Bundle Branch Block....😎

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