Episode 98.0 – Cardioversion in Recent Onset AF

This week we delve into the argument for cardioversion in recent-onset AF as well as the logistics of getting it done.

May 22nd, 2017 Download Leave a Comment Tags: , , ,

Show Notes

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Core EM: Podcast 64.0 – Rate Control in AF

Core EM: Recent Onset Atrial Fibrillation

Core EM: 30-Day Outcomes After Aggressive AF Management in the ED

The SGEM: SGEM#88: Shock Through the Heart (Ottawa Aggressive Atrial Fibrillation Protocol

References

Nuito I et al. Time to cardioversion for acute atrial fibrillation and thromboembolic complications. JAMA 2014; 312(6): 647-9. PMID: 25117135

Stiell IG et al. Association of the Ottawa aggressive protocol with rapid discharge of emergency department patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation and flutter. Can J Emerg Med 2010; 12(3): 181-91. PMID: 20522282

Stiell IG et al. Outcomes for Emergency Department Patients with Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter Treated in Canadian Hospitals. Ann Emerg Med 2017. PMID: 28110987

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