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Atrial Fibrillation: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department

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Episode 57

Date: 05/01/2021 | Length: 59:34

Show Notes

 

Announcements:

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Epidemiology

Causes

Prehospital treatment - careful with causes of the A Fib.

ED Evaluation

  • History - beware the causes
  • Physical
  • ECG
  • Labs
  • Imaging
  • Echocardiography

Treatment

  • Rate control
    • Calcium channel blockers
    • Beta blockers
    • Esmolol
    • Magnesium
  • Rhythm control
    • Amiodarone
    • Procainamide
    • Cardioversion
  • Watch and Wait
  • Anticoagulation

Disposition

 

 

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Meet the Host

Sam Ashoo, MD, FACEP

Dr. Ashoo is a practicing emergency physician, board-certified in emergency medicine and clinical informatics. Join him as he takes you through the May 2021 issue of Emergency Medicine Practice: Atrial Fibrillation: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department


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Authors

Brian Milman, MD; Boyd D. Burns, DO, FACEP

Peer Reviewed By

Corey M. Slovis, MD, FACP, FACEP; Douglas L. Robinson, DO, MS

Publication Date

May 1, 2021

CME Expiration Date

May 1, 2024

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4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 4 ACEP Category I Credits, 4 AAFP Prescribed Credits, 4 AOA Category 2-A or 2-B Credits.

Pub Med ID: 33885254

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