Medical emergencies: atrial fibrillation and myocardial infarction

Authors


Correspondence to: J. Ball
Email: jball@sgul.ac.uk

Summary

In this, the first of two article on medical emergencies, we discuss the definitions, epidemiology, pathophysiology, acute and chronic management of atrial fibrillation and acute myocardial necrosis in the peri-operative and intensive care settings.

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