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CAT3 Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias

After completing your assigned readings (Chapter 132 in our Hospital Medicine text), can anyone answer the following questions about Supraventricular tachyarrhythmias?

What electrocardiographic findings help differentiate between the common SVTs?

What acute and chronic management strategies are indicated for various SVTs?

What comorbid conditions increase the risk of thromboembolic complications in patients with A-fib?

Which patients with A-fib deserve anticoagulation, and which of these patients need bridging anticoagulation until oral warfarin attains therapeutic INR?

Which SVTs deserve electrophysiologic intervention over medical management?