Tag tachyarrhythmia

Atrial Fibrillation with Tachycardia

This guideline is designed to assist in the appropriate management of patients presenting with tachycardia related to acute or acute on chronic atrial fibrillation [PDF] References: Quick reference guide: Atrial Fibrillation Information for the Health Practitioner. DOHWA 8/2014 WATAG ‘Prescribing…

Electrical cardioversion

SCGHED Guideline 3 340
Guideline describing the indications, contraindications and procedure of DC electrical cardioversion of tachyarrhythmias   Electrical Cardioversion An electrical current applied across the chest, which is synchronised with the R wave of the ECG to reduce the risk of precipitating VF…