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  1. Treatment of atrial fibrillation in a district general hospital.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To assess current strategies used to investigate and manage acute atrial fibrillation in hospital.

    Design-Prospective survey of all acute admissions over 6 months.

    Setting-District general hospital serving a population of 230 000 in north east Glasgow.

    Subjects-2686 patients admitted as emergency cases over 6 months.

    Results

    Of the 2686 patients, 170 (age range 38-95, mean (SD) 73.5 (10.6) years; 70 men (41%) and 100 women (59%)) were admitted with atrial fibrillation.

    The principal underlying medical conditions were ischaemic heart disease in 79 (46.5%), rheumatic heart disease in 26 (15.3%), and thyroid disease in six (3-5%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fibrillation auriculaire, Hôpital, Stimulation instrumentale, Antiarythmique, Anticoagulant, Homme, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Rythme cardiaque, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Trouble rythme cardiaque, Trouble excitabilité, Traitement instrumental

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Atrial fibrillation, Hospital, Instrumental stimulation, Antiarrhythmia agent, Anticoagulant, Human, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Heart rate, Cardiovascular disease, Heart disease, Arrhythmia, Excitability disorder, Instrumentation therapy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0245905

    Code Inist : 002B02F02. Création : 199406.