Pharmacy to Dose: The Critical Care Podcast

Ventricular Arrhythmias

July 26, 2020

Ventricular Arrhythmias

Special Guest: Matthew Wanat, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, FCCM

 

Show Notes: https://pharmacytodose.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/ventricular-arrhythmias-show-notes.pdf

 

Reference List: https://pharmacytodose.files.wordpress.com/2020/07/ventricular-arrhythmias-references.pdf

 

04:00 – What are arrhythmias?; 05:30 – Why are arrhythmias harmful/dangerous?; 06:58 – Risk factors; 09:12 – Common atrial arrhythmias; 10:19 – General arrhythmia treatment principles; 12:45 – When to use rhythm control for AF; 14:37 – Adenosine; 22:04 – Non-sustained VT/PVCs; 27:00 – Monomorphic v. Polymorphic VT; 30:53 – Torsades de Pointes; 34:16 – QTc prolongation; 42:18 – VF v. VT; 43:29 – Pulseless VT/VF; 49:30 – Amiodarone; 54:55 – Lidocaine/Mextiletine; 64:10 – Sotalol; 67:40 – Sodium channel blockers; 70:25 – Isoproterenol; 73:43 – BB/CCB; 78:29 – Long-term management; 80:34 – Stroke risk with ventricular arrhythmias; 82:20 – Prevention; 83:40 – EKG Interpretation; 86:48 – Step-wise approach; 88:13 – Take-home points; 90:00 – Small talk

 

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