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Ventricular Tachycardia
Text Version V-tach is a life threatening arrythmia that needs rapid intervention to prevent progression into Ventricular Fibrillation. Consult your local CCRN for help on learning those treatments.

Ventricular Fibrillation
V-fib is a the most common fatal arrythmia. This needs rapid intervention to prevent death! Here we see course and fine V-fib. Consult your local CCRN for help on learning those treatments.
Text VersionFine v-fib:

Text Version Course v-fib:
Torsades de Pointes
This rhythm is often drug induced. Watch for a widened q-t interval in a patient on Quinidine, Procan, and other medications that increase the q-t interval. Consult your local CCRN for help on learning those treatments.

Remember to always evaluate the patient first! The other information is just data, the patient comes first!



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Last Updated by Nurse George on 04/02/01