Antiarrhythmic Agents Quiz
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Antiarrhythmic Agents Quiz

Test your knowledge about antiarrhythmic agents, also known as cardiac dysrhythmia medications, and their classification and modes of action.

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Which phase of the cardiac action potential is characterized by the influx of sodium ions?

Phase 0

Who contributed to the development of the Vaughan Williams classification system?

Bramah N. Singh

What is the main purpose of antiarrhythmic agents?

To suppress abnormally fast rhythms

What makes the classification of antiarrhythmic agents imprecise?

<p>Multiple modes of action</p> Signup and view all the answers

What characterizes phase 2 of the cardiac action potential?

<p>Opening of voltage-sensitive calcium channels</p> Signup and view all the answers

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