FNPII Quiz III

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  1. Where do emboli most commonly lodge in the brain from A-fib?
    In a branch of the middle cerebral artery.
  2. Compared to persons in sinus rythm, those in A-fib have ___ fold increased risk of stroke.  For those with rheumatic heart disease, the risk is ___ fold.
    6 fold - 18 fold
  3. T/F
    PACs are cause for alarm.
    • False.
    • PACs are very common, yet have little clinical significance. Benign arrythmia seen with cardiac stimulants such as caffiene, nicotine, alcohol or OTC meds.
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FNPII Quiz III
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Heart Failure and EKG
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