This first episode of arrhythmia occurs after completion of a customary 4-mile run. HR: 172 beats/min. View ECG here.
Study questions whether reduction in AF burden after catheter ablation leads to sustained beneficial cardiac remodeling.
Amiodarone effectively treats a wide range of tachycardias but should always be prescribed with caution. Here are 3 key points to remember.
Three questions on 3 topics that are central to optimal use of OAC for patients with atrial fibrillation.
Examine the single lead EMS rhythm strip carefully. What is in your DD of regular wide complex tachy?
In perioperative anticoagulation, many old rules have changed. What do you know about the new ones?
Patient has a history of hypertension; symptoms present x1 day; what's your read of the ECG?
The most common cause of hypomagnesemia is a diuretic; it may be present even when potassium level is normal.
Over-drive suppression of sinus node function by the AT focus occurs in patients with underlying sick sinus syndrome.