Acute Medicine: A Practical Guide to the Management of by David C. Sprigings, John B. Chambers

By David C. Sprigings, John B. Chambers

This very popular name has develop into the definitive pocket consultant to the administration of scientific emergencies for front-line sanatorium medical professionals. It presents specific tips at the prognosis and remedy of all universal stipulations and incorporates a step by step advisor to the 9 most vital functional tactics in acute drugs.

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Htm). Broad complex regular tachycardia Refer to a cardiologist if episodes are frequent or severe or if pre-excitation is found F IG U R E 4 . 1 Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia (VT). g. myocardial infarction). g. ventriculo-atrial dissociation, capture or fusion beats and QRS concordance) are specific but not often seen. Broad complex regular tachycardia 24 COMMON PR ESENTATIONS Broad complex regular tachycardia F IG U R E 4 . 2 Pseudoventricular tachycardia. There are native QRS complexes at the cycle length of the baseline rhythm within the artifact, best seen in C4 and C5.

2) • Second degree AV block, Mobitz type 2 (Fig. 3) • Third degree/complete AV block (Fig. 4) T AB L E 8 . 2 Second degree atrioventricular block, Mobitz type 1 (Wenckebach). Progressively lengthening PR interval followed by dropped beat. 1 Junctional bradycardia. Heart rate 30–60 bpm with P wave absent or position constant either after, immediately before or hidden in QRS complex. Occurs when junctional pacemaker overtakes slow sinus node pacemaker. 4 Complete atrioventricular block. Relationship of P wave to QRS varies randomly, and P waves are absent if there is atrial fibrillation.

Php/mainpage/en/). Weisfeldt ML, Becker LB. Resuscitation after cardiac arrest: a 3-phase time-sensitive model. JAMA 2002; 288: 3035–38. Cardiac arrest Aim 17 Cardiac arrhythmias: general approach 3 Cardiac arrhythmias: general approach Cardiac arrhythmia Yes Cardiac arrest or BP unrecordable? Call resuscitation team ALS algorithm (p. 1) Patient unstable? g. 1 Focused assessment of the patient with an arrhythmia Cardiac arrhythmias: general approach Symptoms? • Of arrhythmia (palpitation, presyncope, syncope) • Of underlying cardiac disease (chest pain, breathlessness) Hemodynamically stable?

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