TITLE

Cardiac Tamponade following Arrhythmia Ablation

AUTHOR(S)
Winn, John D.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
International Student Journal of Nurse Anesthesia;Fall2013, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of the management of cardiac tamponade in a patient following the ablation of atrial fibrillation. The past medical history of the 73-year-old female that presented for ablation of left atrial appendage, current medication, and cardiac assessment are detailed. The medications inducted intravenously are recounted. Also discussed are the phases of progression of pericardial effusion, the symptoms of tamponade, and the benefits of echocardiography with doppler.
ACCESSION #
93300780

 

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