Diagnosing and treating ventricular tachycardia.

  • Dan Fabius
  • Published 1993 in The Journal of cardiovascular nursing


The misdiagnosis of wide complex tachycardias often leads to improper treatment and adverse patient outcomes. This article presents a thorough review of the validated electrocardiographic criteria useful in the diagnosis of ventricular tachycardia versus supraventricular tachycardia with aberrancy. Current information on bedside monitoring, pharmacologic… (More)