ICU Protocols pp 173-183 | Cite as

Cardiac Arrhythmias



Cardiac arrhythmias are caused by disorders of impulse formation or disorders of impulse conduction, or both. Arrhythmias in the ICU pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. A systematic approach to interpretation of electrocardiogram, identifying urgency of management, and proper consultation when required is needed for an optimum outcome.


Ventricular Tachycardia Ventricular Rate Mobitz Type Transvenous Pacemaker Cardiac Arrest Situation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shyam Sunder Tipparaju
    • 1
  • Gopinath Ramachandran
    • 2
  1. 1.Critical CareContinental HospitalsHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Anaesthesiology & Critical CareNizam Institute of Medical SciencesHyderabadIndia

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