Antiarrhythmic drugs. part 1: an overview

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Sampson, M. (2019). Antiarrhythmic drugs. part 1: an overview. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 14 (9).
AuthorsSampson, M.
Abstract

Antiarrhythmic drugs are a broad class of medicines with a variety of indications, mechanisms and unique features. Some are widely used because of their relatively benign nature, whilst others require careful supervision because of a greater potential for adverse effects. In this first in a series of three articles, we examine the mechanisms that underpin antiarrhythmic drug therapy, discuss classification, and identify commonly used drugs. Important principles for the use of this type of drug are also identified. The importance of careful patient selection, assessment and monitoring are emphasised, as well as the implications of drug choice.

Year2019
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation14 (9)
PublisherMark Allen Publishing Ltd.
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.12968/bjca.2019.0057
Publication dates
Print02 Sep 2019
Publication process dates
Accepted06 Aug 2019
Deposited28 Oct 2019
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CC BY 4.0
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