Disease Information for Ventricular fibrillation

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sudden pallor
Collapse/Prostration
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Cardiomyopathy
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/QRS greater than .12 ms/wide (ECG)
EKG/Signal QRS averaging late potential Baseline (ECG)
EKG/RR Interval scatter Baseline (ECG)
EKG/T-Alternans Baseline (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
EKG/Pulseless electrical activity (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anaphylaxis, generalized
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrest
Death/Unanticipated
Sudden death/Child
Syncope/Fainting
Ventricular fibrillation
Cardiac death, sudden
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
Process
PROCESS/Tachyarrhythmia (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Cardiac arrest ventricular fibrillation, Cardiac arrest and ventricular fibrillation, Cardiac arrest ventric fibrill, FIBRILLATION PAROXYSMAL VENT, fibrillation ventricular, Fibrillations Ventricular, Paroxysmal ventricular fibrillation, ventricular fibrillation, Ventricular fibrillation (disorder), VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION PAROXYSM, Ventricular fibrillation paroxysmal, Ventricular Fibrillations, VF, VF Ventricular fibrillation, VFib, Synonym/V-Fib
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anti-arrhythmic drug
RX/Bretylium (Bretylol)
Other Treatments
TX/Cardioversion.
TX/CPR/Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Definition
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Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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