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1

drug of choice, acute new onset A-fib with RVR
cardiovert

also one of the drugs offer WPW

Procainamide

2

Atrial ventricular with tachy arrhythmias drug of choice

Flecainide

3

Anti- arrhythmic 4 main classes

Class 1
A
B
C
B Blockers - class 2
Amiodarone and sotalol - class 3
CCBs - class 4 (diltiazem,

4

higher risk of QT prolongation is seen more commonly in what anti-arrhythmic class

class 3

5

Class 3 are anti-arrhythmics but are kind of a mixed class as they have what other properties

B Blocker

6

esmolol is given how?

continuous IV drip
you can give little boluses but it has a short have life and has to be titrated to desired effect

7

Esmolol and other B Blockers are used in heart failure why?

because they protect against sudden cardiac death and help with remodeling
class 4 does not offer either benefit

8

when a pt does not respond to treatment with SVT what drug given

adenosine