Antiarrhythmic drugs. Part 2: rhythm control

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Sampson, M. (2019). Antiarrhythmic drugs. Part 2: rhythm control. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 14 (10).
AuthorsSampson, M.
Abstract

Rhythm control drugs are used to terminate arrhythmias, and/or to prevent their recurrence. They are a heterogenous group of medicines with a wide range of indications, mechanisms and pharmacological properties. In this second article in a three-part series, three commonly used rhythm control drugs are evaluated; adenosine, amiodarone and flecainide. In addition to describing each drug and its uses, important practice points are identified with the aim of promoting safe prescribing and administration.

Year2019
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation14 (10)
PublisherMark Allen Publishing Ltd.
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:http://doi.org/10.12968/bjca.2019.0067
Publication dates
Print01 Oct 2019
Online12 Oct 2019
Publication process dates
Accepted06 Sep 2019
Deposited28 Oct 2019
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CC BY 4.0
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