Cardiology arrhythmias – Topics GP’s need to consider when managing patients
This talk focuses on the important topics in arrhythmias, and how to manage the common presentations of palpitations and atrial fibrillation.
Serious and potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmias disturb the hearths rhythm, and can restrict blood being pumped around the body, potentially causing damage to the brain, heart and other organs.
- Which initial investigations to undertake for palpitations.
- How to manage ventricular ectopics.
- How to manage atrial fibrillation.
- How and when to screen relatives of cardiac arrest patients.
Dr Wajid Hussain is a consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.
He specialises in arrhytmias, atrial fibrillation and ablation, pacemaker insertion and transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography.
He is also the chief clinical information officer and clinical director for digital health at the Royal College of Physicians, London.
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