Tag Atrial fibrillation
CCC Critical Care Compendium 680

Atrial Fibrillation DDx

Atrial fibrillation is an irregularly irregular tachydysrhythmia characterised by the presence of chaotic fibrillation waves on ECG, rather than p waves, due to disorganised electrical activity in the atria.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained dysrhythmia and is characterised by disorganised atrial electrical activity and contraction resulting in an "irregularly irregular" ventricular response ("fibrillation waves")

ECG Case 053

Elderly patient presenting with nausea and palpitations. Interpret the ECG. atrial flutter with variable block