Atrial fibrillation: part 2
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Atrial fibrillation: part 2

Sandra Navas Clinical Nurse Manager Cardiology, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry

In the second part of this article, the author examines common causes and consequences of atrial fibrillation (AF). The author also discusses some of the investigations required to assess patients with this condition, the clinical features of AF and the various treatment strategies available.

Correspondence navass@uhcw.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 17, 38,47-54. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.06.17.38.47.c3402

Published in print: 04 June 2003

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review