TITLE

Mapping Ventricular Tachycardia

AUTHOR(S)
Zak, Jody
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2006, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of advanced mapping technology to localize the origin of ventricular tachycardia in order to improve applicability and effectiveness in treating the arrhythmia. Radiofrequency catheter ablation offers potential control of arrhythmia without the side effects of antiarrhythmic drugs. Nursing care after ablation involves frequent monitoring of vital signs and groin sites.
ACCESSION #
22535397

 

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