The field of cardiac rhythm management has changed in recent years beyond all recognition with the move from a purely diagnostic field to a therapeutic one. Cardiac electrophysiology is, for many, shrouded in mystery and viewed as difficult and inaccessible. "Fast Facts: Cardiac Arrhythmias" is designed to demystify this exciting field of modern cardiology. It focuses on the patient with a rhythm abnormality, on how they present and how they can be investigated and managed.
Table of Contents
Conduction within the heart; Mechanisms of arrhythmias; Presenting signs and symptoms; Investigation; General management; Anti-arrhymthic drugs; Non-pharmacological management; Supraventricular arrhythmias; Atrial arrhythmias; Ventricular arrhythmias; Devices; Arrhythmias and daily life; Future trends.