Societies publish new guidance for the treatment of slow, irregular heartbeats
American Heart Association News Nov 09, 2018
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society has released a guideline for the evaluation and treatment of patients with bradycardia, or a slow heartbeat, and cardiac conduction disorders.
In the guideline, bradycardia is defined as a heart rate of less than 50 beats per minute, compared to a normal heart rate of 50-100 beats per minute. A slow heartbeat can limit the amount of blood and oxygen that is pumped to all the organs of the body....
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