Bradycardia refers to:
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Bradycardia refers to:

Bradycardia refers to:

(A.) Heart rate above 100 beats per minute
(B.) Heart rate under 60 beats per minute
(C.) Increased heart contraction force
(D.) Decreased heart contraction force

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Answer: (B.) Heart rate under 60 beats per minute

Bradycardia refers to slower than normal heart rate (under 60 beats per minute), while tachycardia refers to faster than normal heat rate (over 100 beats per minute).

Tips for memorization: “B” in Bradycardia like “Bus”, and “T” in Tachycardia like “Train”. The train is faster that the bus (usually).

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Written by
Claire Jeong, RDH, MS
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