What clinicians should know about the QT interval.

  title={What clinicians should know about the QT interval.},
  author={Sana M. Al-Khatib and Nancy M. Allen LaPointe and J. Michael Kramer and Robert M. Califf},
  volume={289 16},
CONTEXT Of the several factors implicated in causing QT interval prolongation and torsades de pointes, errors in the use of medications that may prolong this interval deserve special attention. OBJECTIVE To systematically summarize the available clinical data on the QT interval and to offer improved recommendations for the use of QT-prolonging medications. DATA SOURCES We searched MEDLINE from 1966 through 2002 for all English-language articles related to the QT interval. Additional data… CONTINUE READING
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