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Category list : Anti-arrhythmia agents

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  • Risk stratification and ongoing care is important in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome, the new collective term for unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. In the image, a nurse looks at the ECG results of a patient

    Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: an update Subscription

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    Risk stratification and ongoing care is important in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome, the new collective term for unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction.

  • Complications after cardiac surgery can be life-threatening but are manageable with appropriate drug treatment

    Cardiac surgery: caring for a patient and managing complications Subscription

    17 OCT 2014 16:56 By Anna Man
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    Life-threatening complications following cardiac surgery are common, but can be managed with appropriate treatment.

  • Interpreting ECG to minimise patients' risk of heart symptoms caused by long QT syndrome

    Long QT syndrome Subscription

    15 OCT 2014 By Clare Thomson, Paul Wright

    How to interpret ECG readings in long QT syndrome and minimise patients’ risk of heart symptoms caused by this cardiac arrhythmia.

  • Doctor uses a defibrillator on a patient

    Atrial fibrillation guideline updates Subscription

    27 AUG 2014 By Helen Williams
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    How the latest clinical guidelines change the management of a cardiac arrhythmia affecting 1% of adults in the UK.

  • Spotlight on medicines: Dronedarone Subscription

    1 JAN 2010

    Medicines used to treat atrial fibrillation can cause various side effects. Dronedarone, the most recent antiarrhythmic drug to become available, is well tolerated. This article looks at its place in therapy

  • Heart disease (8) Arrhythmias: Part 2 Subscription

    1 DEC 2009 By Helen Williams

    The first part of this article (PJ, 20 September, pp368–70) outlined the mechanisms controlling normal heart rate and rhythm, and the management of bradycardias and some atrial tachycardias. This second part focuses on the management of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

  • Heart disease (8) Arrhythmias: Part 1 Subscription

    1 NOV 2009 By Helen Williams

    An arrhythmia is any abnormality in heart rate (HR) or rhythm. Some arrhythmias are benign, but others can cause sudden death. It is estimated that 5.3 per cent of people are managing an arrhythmia at any given time. Many arrhythmias remain undiagnosed.

  • Arrhythmia NSF chapter launched Subscription

    12 MAR 2005 0:00

    A chapter on arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death has been added to

  • John Bavosi/SPL

    Arrhythmias — overview of the condition

    1 FEB 2005 16:57

    Arrhythmia is a term which refers to any change in the normal rate or rhythm of the heart. Arrhythmias occur secondary to alterations in the generation or conduction of electrical activity within the myocardium. In order to understand them fully it is necessary first to know a little about how the heart’s normal rate and rhythm are maintained.

  • Michael Donne / SPL

    Arrhythmias - the options for treatment

    1 FEB 2005 14:27

    The goal of treatment for patients with arrhythmias is preferably to return the heart to sinus rhythm, or failing that, at least to stabilise the rate. The second article in this month’s special feature reviews the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options available


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