stress test, pharmacologic stress test
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Is perform to detect indirectly the presence of coronary artery disease and lack of blood supply to the heart muscle. (85% of target heart rate is reached)
Pharmacologic stress test
Is intended for patients with limitations. Medications like dobutamine,adenosine or dipyridamole are given via IV, to cause the heart to climb to the target rate.
is intended to study the heart function over a longer period of time.
Ambulatory EKG recording artifacts
Baterry depletion , loose connection, movement of electrodes, incomplete tape erasure , tape drag within the apparatus.
Commonly used cardiac drugs
Oxigen, for patients with angina, epinephrine to manage cardiac arrest, Dopamine
Increases the force of cardiac contraction