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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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What is the treatment of rapid heart rate in infants?Please help.

What is the treatment of rapid heart rate in infants?Please help.

Depends on situation: First you must define rapid, as an infant may normally run rates of 90-180/min in various states of activity. If the rate is high for the activity, you identify the reason for a rapid rate and fix it.For dehydration you give fluids, for fever you reduce the fever. For infection you treat the infection. For a heart related issue, you must identify the problem to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

It Depends: There are many different types of congenital heart diseases. Therapies range from watchful waiting to medication to surgery. There is a need to see your pediatrician and perhaps a pediatric cardiologist for a definitive answer depending upon the problem. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for abnormal growth of feet?

What is the best treatment for abnormal growth of feet?

???: How do you define abnormal? You are going to have to provide a more detailed question. ...Read more

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What is the likely explanation for low fetal heart rate during pushing?

What is the likely explanation for low fetal heart rate during pushing?

Head compression.: Typically, the fetal heart rate decreases episodically with contractions during the pushing stage of labor as the fetal head is compressed and rapidly descends in the birth canal. Head compression causes a parasympathetic neural discharge that slows the heart rate as long as the intracranial pressure continues. Other causes: cord compression, placental failure can also occur. ...Read more

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What is the qt and qtc for heart rate 106?

What is the qt and qtc for heart rate 106?

EKG intervals : The faster the heart rate the shorter the qt interval, it assesses the risk for arrhythmia (irregular heart rate). ...Read more

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Help please? What is heart rate of a fetus?

Help please? What is heart rate of a fetus?

Depends on age: The heart rate depends on in which trimester the fetus is. After the second trimester the heart rate varies between 120-180 bpm. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for atrial flutter?

What is the treatment for atrial flutter?

Depends... : Treatment of a flutter depends on the type of flutter (typical or atypical), whether it's the 1st episode, the age of the patient, the presence or absence of underlying heart disease, and patient's personal preferences (more medications vs. Procedural approach (ablation). Ablation is an excellent option for typical flutter. You should discuss this with your doctor or an electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a heart murmur? Surgery?

What is the treatment for a heart murmur? Surgery?

Murmur: Heart murmur is just noise. If the noise is caused by a significant heart blood flow problem, that is what you need to know. Ask your doc what is going on. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for left-sided heart failure?

What is the treatment for left-sided heart failure?

Heart failure: Left sided or systolic heart failure is treated with several meds including ace inhibitors, beta blockers and diuretics. Other meds such as spironolactone and arb, or angiotensin receptor blockers, can be added as allowed by blood pressure tolerates. ...Read more

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What is and what cause a slow heart rate in a fetus?

What is and what cause a slow heart rate in a fetus?

Several reasons: Normal fetal heart rates are 120-160bpm & as low as 110 at term. If lower, there are reasons that can be significant so an obstetrician should be able to evaluate these or make a referral to a high risk pregnancy specialist. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of cardioversion with medication for arythmia ?

What is the success rate of cardioversion with medication for arythmia ?

Underlying issues: The success of cardioversion, whether electrical or with medication, depends on the physical condition of the heart as well as the severity of any other conditions such as heart/lung disease or diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the heart rate range for ventricular tachycardia? (Slowest to fastest levels)

What is the heart rate range for ventricular tachycardia? (Slowest to fastest levels)

100 to >200: definition of VT is rate 100 or higher and origin from bottom chamber, R or L. Rate of VT depends on the reason for VT, level of adrenaline, stresses on heart such as blocked artery, etc. Slow VT would be closer to low 100's and fast VT closer to 160-200. There are other types of tachycardia coming from upper chambers and the middle of the heart, AV node ...Read more

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Cardiology #: What is the significance of benign tachycardia with a heart rate of 100? What could be a treatment for it, if one is needed?

Cardiology #: What is the significance of benign tachycardia with a heart rate of 100? What could be a treatment for it, if one is needed?

Tachycardia: Normal heart rate usually run for 60-100, although there is some variance in 'normal.' If you have a sustained rate above 100 I would suggest getting it checked. There are many underlying causes of tachycardia, many of which can be serious. Don't necessarily worry about treatment to reduce the rate until you get it checked out. ...Read more

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What is?The best treatment for a single ventricle heart defect?

What is?The best treatment for a single ventricle heart defect?

Surgical. : There are a series of surgical procedures that are performed for single ventricle patients. Ultimately patients function quite well but they require lifelong surveillance. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for heart contusion?

What is the treatment for heart contusion?

Heart contusion: Observation and monitoring for arrhythmias, blood tests to monitor cardiac damage, and an echocardiogram to assess wall motion and rule out pericardial effusion. Most times the recovery is complete. ...Read more

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What is best food that regulate heart pulses for case of arythemia?

What  is best food that regulate heart pulses for case of arythemia?

Diet's not answer: There are many kinds of cardiac rhythm disturbances ("arrhythmias"), but none of them are especially responsive to food choices. Being a heart patient is difficult enough without somebody telling you what you should and should not eat. The key will be to educate yourself about your disease and whether and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the most effective test to determine the presence of old heart attack to any ventricle of the heart?

What is the most effective test to determine the presence of old heart attack to any ventricle of the heart?

Old heart attack: You should see a cardiologist. One thing they might do is an echo car diorama where they have a, look at the actual motion of the heart muscle and the flow of the blood through the heart. That should show if any part of the heart is not working right, like for instance from damage due to a heart attack. ...Read more

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What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

What is the normal heart rate for a child who is sedentary?

Varies: Resting heart rates vary based on the age of a child. Please see the MedLine table at: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/003399.htm. ...Read more

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