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This article deals with 24 patients with auricular fibrillation who were treated by the ambulatory method with quinidine sulphate in the outpatient department of the University of Minnesota. All patients were first given digitalis. If the heart is decompensated the patient is well digitalized until there is evidence that the heart is fully compensated, or nearly so. Quinidine is then given in small doses: 0.1 gm. on the first day; 0.2 gm. on the following day, and on the third day, 0.4 gm. For five days this dose is maintained, with 0.1 gm. taken every two hours. At this point
Auricular Fibrillation: Ambulatory Treatment with Quinidine.. Ann Intern Med. ;6:148. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-1-148_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(1):148.
Cardiology, Rhythm Disorders and Devices.
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