Emergency department approach to QTc prolongation.


QTc prolongation has been associated with increased risk of developing ventricular tachydysrhythmias, particularly Torsades de Pointes (TdP). QTc prolongation is influenced by many factors including congenital causes, heart rate, metabolic imbalances, and pharmacotherapy. Several commonly used medications in the emergency department (ED), such as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.08.044


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@article{Pourmand2017EmergencyDA, title={Emergency department approach to QTc prolongation.}, author={Ali Pourmand and Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi and Sonya Chistov and Youssef Sabha and Damir Vukomanovic and Mohammed N Almulhim}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2017}, volume={35 12}, pages={1928-1933} }