PMID: 9385336Dec 31, 1997Paper

Arrhythmias after acute myocardial infarction. Evaluation and management of rhythm and conduction abnormalities

Postgraduate Medicine
P J Podrid

Abstract

Patients with myocardial infarction can experience a wide range of arrhythmias and conduction abnormalities, from transient and relatively innocuous sinus bradycardia to life-threatening ventricular fibrillation. This nut-and-bolts article covers all the possibilities, emphasizing the clinical significance of the various arrhythmias and their evaluation and treatment. Also included are indications for temporary and permanent pacemaker placement based on the revised ACC/AHA guidelines.

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Citations

Mar 24, 2005·Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing·Carol Chen-Scarabelli
May 26, 2001·Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America·D A Wald

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