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Medical emergencies: atrial fibrillation and myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23210559     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this, the first of two article on medical emergencies, we discuss the definitions, epidemiology, pathophysiology, acute and chronic management of atrial fibrillation and acute myocardial necrosis in the peri-operative and intensive care settings.
Authors:
K Somasundaram; J Ball
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  68 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1365-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-05     Completed Date:  2013-01-29     Revised Date:  2013-05-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-101     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Anaesthesia © 2012 The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland.
Affiliation:
St George's Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acute Coronary Syndrome / therapy
Atrial Fibrillation / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Biological Markers
Coronary Angiography
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Emergencies
Emergency Medical Services / methods*
First Aid
Humans
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Myocardial Revascularization
Necrosis
Prognosis
Risk Assessment
Thromboembolism / epidemiology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Anaesthesia. 2013 May;68(5):545-6   [PMID:  23573864 ]

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