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Supraventricular Tachycardias with a Narrow QRS Complex

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP
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    The lecture Supraventricular Tachycardias with a Narrow QRS Complex by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock.


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    1. Cardioversion
    2. Amiodarone
    3. Procainamide
    4. Sotalol
    5. Adenosine
    1. Atrial fibrillation is described as a regularly irregular rhythm
    2. Conduction through the atria is random and unpredictable in atrial fibrillation
    3. Atria conducts at a regular rate in atrial flutter
    4. The rhythm is usually regular in atrial flutter
    5. Impulses are sent to AV node at random intervals in atrial fibrillation
    1. Sawtooth atrial waves
    2. Narrow QRS
    3. Irregularly irregular ventricular rate
    4. Randomly fluctuating baseline
    5. No organized P-waves
    1. If it is associated with a noncardiac pathology, continue rate control agents even when unnecessary
    2. Cardiovert if unstable
    3. Rate control with a calcium channel blocker or beta blocker
    4. Use amiodarone if indicated
    5. Focus on treatment of underlying disease if noncardiac pathology is present
    1. Patients with prosthetic valves will require anticoagulation
    2. Every patient needs anticoagulation
    3. Anticoagulants are contraindicated in patients with prior stroke/TIA
    4. A CHA2DS2-VASc score of > 2 means the patient should not receive anticoagulation
    5. The CHA2DS2 score measures the risk of myocardial infarction associated with atrial fibrillation

    Author of lecture Supraventricular Tachycardias with a Narrow QRS Complex

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP


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    By ACHRAF A. on 25. December 2017 for Supraventricular Tachycardias with a Narrow QRS Complex

    simplified ,high yield content , Dr Juliana has charisma draws the audience attention