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Supraventricular Tachycardia

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AUTHORS:
Steven Lahti
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  1. Recognize the common clinical presentations of SVTs.
  2. Differentiate between regular and irregular SVTs and utilize an algorithm to distinguish among  the major causes of each.
  3. Understand the acute management of symptomatic SVTs.
  4. Understand the chronic management strategies for commonly encountered SVTs.
  5. Use evidence based guidelines to determine need for and choice of anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation.
  6. Distinguish typical from atypical atrial flutter.
  7. Understand indications for cardiac consultation and electrophysiologic intervention in SVTs.
Chapter
McGraw-Hill Medical > Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine > Chapter 126. Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias
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Chapter
McGraw-Hill Medical > The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis, 2e > Chapter 28. Palpitations
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Figure
McGraw-Hill Medical > CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Cardiology, 4e > Chapter 11. Supraventricular Tachycardias > Essentials of Diagnosis > General Diagnostic Approach > Figure 11–1.
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Case File
McGraw-Hill Medical > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Supraventricular Tachycardia > A 30-Year-Old Woman with Palpitations and Anxiety
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