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Mar 14, 2011

Curbside consult with electrophysiologist Randy Jones MD about the fine points of atrial fibrillation managment.

-Proper pad placement.

-The difference between a-fib and a-flutter.

-How much energy to use.

-What to do when that nice sinus rhythm after cardioversion turns back into a-fib.

-What's the deal with mixing calcium channel and beta blockers?

-The best agents for acute rate control.

-Do we need to worry about ventricular dysrhythmias after cardioversion?

-Procainamide for cardioversion of acute a-fib