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Following an introductory chapter on general electrophysiologic principles bearing on drug uses are 17 chapters on individual drugs or classes of drugs: quinidine, procainamide, disopyriamide, phenytoin, mexiletine, tocainide, lidocaine, encainide, aprinidine, beta-blockers, amiodarone, bretylium tosylate, verapamil, digitalis, vasodilators, atropine, and sympathomimetic amines. Each of these chapters covers indications, relation to other therapies, contraindications, dose, methods of administration, electrophysiology, pharmcologic effects, hemodynamics, absorption, metabolism, electrocardiographic effects, toxicities and their treatment, and interactions. The closing chapter reviews electrolyte effects related to arrhythmias. Subject index.
Drug Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias.. Ann Intern Med. ;99:581. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-99-4-581_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;99(4):581.
Cardiology, Rhythm Disorders and Devices.
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