Health Care Spanish

Health Care Spanish Newsletter -  


In This Issue

  • Terms and chart related to Tachycardia

Upcoming topics

  • Bradycardia

Learning on the Go! 

The goal of this newsletter is to provide you with enough information to be useful, but not more than can be learned within the busy schedule of a health care worker. You’ll find anatomy charts, additional vocabulary, occasional feedback from subscribers, and more! Feel free to read them now and save them for later use such as with a patient or as a study guide for coursework. 




  • Taquicardia o taquiarritmia
     Tachycardia or Tachyarrhythmia
  • Taquiarritmia supraventricular
     Supraventricular tachyarrhythmia
  • Arritmia sinusal
     Sinus arrhythmia
  • Arritmia auricular
     Atrial arrhythmia
  • Junctional arritmia o arritmia nodal
     Junctional arrhythmia or nodal arrhythmia
  • Latidos por minuto (LPM)
     Beats per minute
  • Pulso
  • Arritmia ventricular
     Ventricular arrhythmia
  • Latido del corazón entre 100 y 150 LPM se llama sencilla taquiarritmia
     Heart beat between 100 and 150 is called simple tachyarrhythmia
  • Latido del corazón entre 150 y 200 LPM se llama taquiarritmia paroxística
     Heart beat between 150 and 200 is called paroxysmal tachyarrhythmia
  • Latido del corazón entre 250 y 350 LPM se llama aleteo ( auricular o ventricular )
     Heart beat between 250 and 350 is called flutter (Atrial or Ventricular)
  • Latido del corazón más de 350 LPM se llama fibrilación
     Heart beat over 350 is called fibrillation

nodal re-entrant tachycardia

Nodal Reentry Tachycardia—Taquicardia por Reentrada Nodal


English Description

In typical nodal reentry tachycardia pro (slow antegrade and retrograde conduction via AV conduction through the fast track), the P wave is not visible and can be visible right after the QRS complex and look like a pseudo R in lead V1.

Descripción en Español

En taquicardia pro reentrada nodal tipica (conduccion anterograda por la via AV lenta y conduccion retrograda por la via rapida), la onda P puede no verse y puede ser visible justo despues del complejo QRS y parecer una pseudo R en derivacion V1.

Special Thanks to Cesar Castillo of USFCA for continued contributions to this newsletter!


For quick reference in the ward.
Click here (PDF, 1mb)

Help Others by Providing Feedback 

Part of Health Care Spanish’s mission is to create a useful resource for health care workers. However, there  is only so much that can be done without feedback from you.  Email questions or suggestions to

Spread the Word

Do you know other health care workers or students who need to pick up a little Español?  If you find our endeavor useful, we would be grateful if you share it with others. Our web site is
Copyright © |2018| |Health Care Spanish - Pacific Medical Training|, All rights reserved.

Our email address is: