Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter with RVR

Pass ACLS Tip of the Day

Mar 15 2024 • 5 mins

In atrial fibrillation (A-Fib) and atrial flutter (A-Flutter) the electrical impulse for cardiac contraction is in the atria but isn't the normal pacemaker of the heart, the SA node.

The ECG characteristics of A-Fib and A-Flutter.

Recognition and treatment of unstable patients in A-Fib/Flutter with rapid ventricular response (RVR).

Suggested energy settings for synchronized cardioversion of unstable patients with a narrow complex tachycardia.

Team safety when cardioverting an unstable patient in A-FIB/Flutter.

Adenosine’s role for stable SVT patients with atrial rhythms.

Treatment of stable patients in A-Fib/Flutter with RVR.

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