Acute management of atrial fibrillation.


Acute atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac rhythm encountered in clinical practice and is commonly seen in acutely ill patients in critical care. In the latter setting, AF may have two main clinical sequelae: (1) haemodynamic instability and (2) thromboembolism. The approach to the management of AF can broadly be divided into a rate control… (More)
DOI: 10.1378/chest.08-2183


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@article{Khoo2009AcuteMO, title={Acute management of atrial fibrillation.}, author={Chee Wah Khoo and Gregory Y. H. Lip}, journal={Chest}, year={2009}, volume={136 2}, pages={651-652} }