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Treating preexcitation tachycardias

Geiter, Henry B. Jr. RN, CCRN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000363755.92215.b0
Department: Heart Beats

The usual treatments for tachycardia can make things worse if your patient has a preexcitation tachycardia. Find out about the differences in treatment and how to intervene appropriately.

Henry B. Geiter Jr., is a critical care nurse at Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital, a critical care transport nurse for Sunstar EMS of Clearwater, Fla., and owner of, a nurse resource website.

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