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Descriptor in English: Heart Rate
Descriptor in Spanish: Frecuencia Cardíaca
Descriptor in Portuguese: Frequência Cardíaca
Descriptor in French: Rythme cardiaque
Entry term(s): Cardiac Chronotropism
Cardiac Chronotropy
Chronotropism, Cardiac
Chronotropy, Cardiac
Control, Heart Rate
Heart Rate Control
Heart Rates
Pulse Rate
Pulse Rates
Rate Control, Heart
Rate, Heart
Rate, Pulse
Rates, Heart
Rates, Pulse
Tree number(s): E01.370.600.875.500
G09.330.380.500
Scope note: The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
Annotation: policy: Manual 23.27+; chronotropic action of drugs = HEART RATE /drug eff (IM) + drug with /pharmacol (IM) + STIMULATION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for positive chronotropic action & DEPRESSION, CHEMICAL (NIM) for negative; for inotropic action see note on MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 66(64)
See also the descriptors: Pulse MeSH
DeCS UI: 6493
Descriptor UI: D006339
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Heart Rate - Preferred
Concept UI M0009960
Scope note The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
Preferred term Heart Rate
Entry term(s) Heart Rates
Rate, Heart
Rates, Heart
Pulse Rate - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0449362
Preferred term Pulse Rate
Entry term(s) Pulse Rates
Rate, Pulse
Rates, Pulse
Cardiac Chronotropy - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0510246
Preferred term Cardiac Chronotropy
Entry term(s) Chronotropy, Cardiac
Chronotropism, Cardiac - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0504409
Scope note Modulation of HEART RATE.
Preferred term Chronotropism, Cardiac
Entry term(s) Cardiac Chronotropism
Control, Heart Rate
Heart Rate Control
Rate Control, Heart



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