Find out how to respond to atrial fibrillation, the most common sustained dysrhythmia and a risk factor for stroke, cardiomyopathy, and heart failure.
Joan Della Rocca is a professor of nursing at Drexel University School of Nursing in Philadelphia, Pa.; a clinical nursing instructor at the Community College of Philadelphia; and an adult nurse practitioner at Health Link Medical Center in Southampton, Pa.
Adapted from: Rocca JD. Responding to atrial fibrillation. Nursing. 2007;37(4):36–41.