Tag: Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation is a common arrhythmia which arises from the atrium. The arrhythmia is caused by an abnormality in the electrical pathways of the atrium of the heart which cause rapid misfiring of the ectopic cells, which lead to an irregularly irregular heart beat.

Atrial Fibrillation

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Obstructive sleep apnea and Atrial fibrillation Abstract Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a growing concern in our population, due to its close association with obesity, which is becoming more prevale... Last modified: 11th May 2020

Heart Failure Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: When it comes to Heart Failure the best form for a brighter future is to optimise the intervention with treatment goals that are vital for the patients’ health, well-being and gain a better chance ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Warfarin, oral anticoagulant to prevent atrial fibrillation
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Warfarin is an oral anticoagulant used mainly in prevention of atrial fibrillation (AF) to treat a confirmed episode of pulmonanary embolism (PE) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Warfarin is an antago... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Congestive Heart Failure: Causes, Types and Symptons
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Heart failure is caused by the heart not pumping as much blood as it should and the body does not get as much blood and oxygen that it needs. The malfunctioning of the heart chambers are due to damage... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Aetiology and Pathophysiology of Heart Failure
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Rachel Corston-Jackson   Heart Failure The heart is a diverse organ and the diseases associated with it are caused by many different organs when they become dysfunctional or diseased. It is for th... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Role of Magnesium in Health and Disease Processes
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Health concerns have become a fundamental issue in the 21st century. People around the world are taking a more active role in matters concerning their health. The internet is loaded with information ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020