TITLE

Congenital Complete Atrioventricular Block in a Young Man: A Case Study

AUTHOR(S)
Chronister, Connie S.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 30 year old man who was taken to the emergency room due to shortness of breath, dry persistent cough, and midsternal chest pain. He was diagnosed to have bronchitis, complete heart block, and symptoms of low cardiac output. An echocardiogram shows that all the valves are normal except for the pulmonary valve which was not clearly seen. Meanwhile, it discusses the diagnosis, treatment and implications of the congenital complete atrioventricular block (CCAB).
ACCESSION #
44809912

 

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