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Supraventricular Tachycardia

Joanna Odenthal
  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.
McGraw Hill Medical > The Patient History: An Evidence-Based Approach to Differential Diagnosis, 2e > Chapter 28. Palpitations
AccessMedicine > Principles and Practice of Hospital Medicine, 2e > Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias
AccessMedicine > Arrhythmias > Supraventricular Tachycardias > Introduction > General Diagnostic Approach > Figure
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AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 11 > Supraventricular Tachycardia


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