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Diagnosing and treating ventricular tachycardia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8509814     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The misdiagnosis of wide complex tachycardias often leads to improper treatment and adverse patient outcomes. This article presents a thorough review of the validated electrocardiographic criteria useful in the diagnosis of ventricular tachycardia versus supraventricular tachycardia with aberrancy. Current information on bedside monitoring, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment, psychological impact, and discharge planning is discussed.
Authors:
D B Fabius
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular nursing     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0889-4655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-07-15     Completed Date:  1993-07-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703516     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-25     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Decision Trees
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography
Humans
Patient Discharge
Tachycardia, Ventricular* / diagnosis,  nursing,  therapy

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