Long QT Syndrome: Helping Nurse Practitioners Screen, Diagnose and Manage in Primary Care

@inproceedings{Peterson2012LongQS,
  title={Long QT Syndrome: Helping Nurse Practitioners Screen, Diagnose and Manage in Primary Care},
  author={Sharla K. Peterson},
  year={2012}
}
By Sharla K. Peterson, RN, BSN Washington State University December 2007 Chair: Louise Kaplan Sudden and unexpected cardiac death in children and young adults are tragic events often related to a disturbance of the heart's electrical conduction system, resulting in lethal arrhythmias. Unfortunately, the underlying conditions leading to sudden cardiac death (SCD) are often not suspected or are misdiagnosed. One of these conditions is Long QT Syndrome (LQTS). LQTS is a pathological cause of loss… CONTINUE READING

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