- Current Insights into the Management of Atrial Fibrillation. Kakar, Puneet; Watson, Timothy; Lip, Gregory Y. H. // Current Medical Literature: Cardiology;2007, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the management of atrial fibrillation (AF). This condition can cause a number of symptoms including malaise, dizziness and thromboembolism. AF is manifested in almost 10 percent of the global population aged less than 80 years and affects more males than females. The...
- Contemporary management of atrial fibrillation: a brief review. Xue, Y. Z.; Wang, L. X. // Advances in Medical Sciences (De Gruyter Open);2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p130
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia with a prevalence of up to 10% in patients who are 80 years and older. There has been some significant progress in the understanding and management of AF in recent years. Large-scale clinical trials have provided solid evidence in...
- Consensus on treating paediatric arrhythmias. // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Aug2013, Vol. 74 Issue 8, p429
The article reports that a joint consensus statement on the treatment of pediatric arrhythmias was released by the European Heart Rhythm Association of the European Society of Cardiology and the Association for European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology.
- The burden of rate control in atrial fibrillation. Kumana, Cyrus Rustam; Cheung, Bernard Man Yung; Lauder, Ian James // Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Therapeutics;Sep2003, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p247
The article focuses on the rate control in atrial fibrillation. Any corresponding negative NNT value for the prevention of an adverse event in the rhythm control group is regarded as a number needed to harm; the average number of patients treated for a given period of time associated with one...
- HAPPENINGS. // Massage & Bodywork;Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p110
Reports on seminar schedules concerning therapy practices in the U.S. from January to July 2004.
- Cardiac Arrhythmias Resulting from Tracheal Suctioning. Chang Shim; Fine, Norman; Fernandez, Rogelio; Williams Jr., M. Henry // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec69, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p1149
Describes cases of cardiac arrhythmias resulting from tracheal suctioning in patients with lung disease. Materials and methods used in the study; Importance of tracheal suctioning as a therapeutic procedure; Comparison of tracheal suctioning results to that of endotracheal intubation.
- Peginterferon Î±-2b/ribavirin. // Reactions Weekly;7/10/2010, Issue 1309, p33
The article describes the case of a 55-year-old woman who acquired arrhythmias and syncope while undergoing treatment with peginterferon Î±-2b and ribavirin.
- Acetylprocainamide Therapy in Patients with Previous Procainamide-Induced Lupus Syndrome. Kluger, Jeffrey; Drayer, Dennis L.; Reidenberg, Marcus M.; Lahita, Robert // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jul81, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p18
Presents a study that investigated the effects of using acetylprocainamide to treat patients with previous procainamide-induced lupus syndrome for their cardiac arrhythmias. Clinical characteristics of the patients; Patients on acetylprocainamide therapy without recurrence of symptoms; Impact...
- Willing to leap buildings (and trash) to boost disease management enrollment. ANDES, KARRIE // Employee Benefit News;4/1/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p8
The author reflects on getting people into disease management programs. A system of one program, wherein a computer program is used to generate check-up telephone messages to their members followed by post cards is given. The author argues that basic human communication and personal contact can...