For Cardiac Weenies Only

Cardiac emoticons stolen with permission from the very clever Sean at New Orleans EMTs Sound Off!

Sean, evidently, has too much time on his hands.

Sinus rhythm

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Sinus bradycardia

–~-V-~——–~-V-~——–~-V-~——-~-V-~——–~-V-~——-~-V-~—

Ventricular tachycardia

VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV

Sinus tachycardia

~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~~-V~

Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia

–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~

Supraventricular Tachycardia

~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V

Adenocard

~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~V~————-ohshit———~V~–~V~–~V~–whew

Multifocal Premature Ventricular Complexes

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Unifocal Premature Ventricular Complexes

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Ventricular Bigeminy
–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~M–~-V~

Atrial Fibrilation

~~~V~V~~~~~~V~V~~~V~~~V~~~~~~V~~V~V~VVV~~~~V~V~

Premature Atrial Complexes
–~-V~~V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~~V~-~-V~–~-V~-~V~-~-V~

Atrial Flutter (3:1 conduction)

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1st degree heart block:

-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~-~—V~

2nd degree heart block, type 1 (Wenkebach)

—~V~–~-V~-~–V~~—V~~———–~V —~V~–~-V~-~–V~~—V~~———–~V

2nd degree heart block, Type 2

–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~——–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~—~———~-V~

3rd degree heart block

~V—V-~-V–~V—V~–V-~-V–V—V~–V-~-V–~V

Pacer rhythm w/ capture

–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~–|W~

Ventricular Fibrillation

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Defibrillation w/ conversion

MmwVwMmwwvvVWMCLEAR!<>BLAM<>——~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~

Synchronized cardioversion

`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`V`VCLEAR<>BLAM<>–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~–~V~

Atropine

———-~-V~———-~-V~———-~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~

Asystole

————————————————————————–

Epinephrine

———————————————-~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~

A-fib with RVR

~~V~~V~V~~V~VV~V~V~~V~V~~V~VV~V~V~~V~V~V~~V~~~V~V

Sinus pause

–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~———-~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~———–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~–~-V~
Cardizem

~V~~VV~V~V~~V~VV~~V~V~V~~V~V~~~~V~~~~V~~V~~~V~V~~~V~~~~V~~V~~~V~~~~V~~~V~~~~V

Torsades des pointes (French accent mandatory)

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  1. #1 by shrtstormtrooper on Friday 21 May 2010 - 1801

    Sweet mother this is the BEST! I think my personal favorite is adenosine…

  2. #2 by fuzzy on Friday 21 May 2010 - 1835

    The guy from the other night on an amio drip….

    ~V~VV~V~VVV~V—–oh shit!–(7.4 sec)—–V~-~V~-~V~someone do CPR on the nurse…….

  3. #3 by atyourcervix on Saturday 22 May 2010 - 0723

    I love it!!!

  4. #4 by JennJilks on Saturday 22 May 2010 - 0749

    I love it, too! I’m fighting a cold, which the grandkid shared with me. Fighting being ignored by a physician on=call. thought of you and nearly spoke up for myself….but didn’t.

  5. #5 by wilomis on Sunday 23 May 2010 - 1508

    I like adenocard….

  6. #6 by A Nurse on Sunday 23 May 2010 - 1510

    too funny. HA! brought back memories in a funny way…..

  7. #7 by lovely on Saturday 03 July 2010 - 0221

    This is very nice!!!!!

    Helps in my review for nclex

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