Value of the 12-Lead ECG in Wide QRS Tachycardia

John Miller, Mithilesh Das, Anil V. Yadav, Deepak Bhakta, Girish Nair, Cesar Alberte

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Abstract

A wealth of useful diagnostic criteria is available to assist the health care worker in arriving at the correct diagnosis in cases of WQRST. Despite the abundance of good criteria for determining the diagnosis in cases of WQRST, they are of no use if they cannot be readily applied in an urgent clinical situation because they cannot be easily recalled or are too complex and cumbersome to use. It may be that refresher courses in the differential diagnosis of WQRST, especially for emergency physicians who are often the "first responders" to patients with WQRST, can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy in this important disorder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)439-451
Number of pages13
JournalCardiology Clinics
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2006

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Value of the 12-Lead ECG in Wide QRS Tachycardia. / Miller, John; Das, Mithilesh; Yadav, Anil V.; Bhakta, Deepak; Nair, Girish; Alberte, Cesar.

In: Cardiology Clinics, Vol. 24, No. 3, 08.2006, p. 439-451.

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Miller, John ; Das, Mithilesh ; Yadav, Anil V. ; Bhakta, Deepak ; Nair, Girish ; Alberte, Cesar. / Value of the 12-Lead ECG in Wide QRS Tachycardia. In: Cardiology Clinics. 2006 ; Vol. 24, No. 3. pp. 439-451.
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