Author declares no conflict of interest.

In addition to the presenter, following authors who may have helped with the content writing, review, or approval declare no conflict of interest.

  • Ahmed Zaafran, MD
  • Dr. Pei Purdom (DNP)
  • Dr. Benish Zahra
  • Dr. Iqra Batool
  • Dr. Heba Alzawahri

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Clinical Applications of Anti-Dysrhythmia Drugs

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Dr. Zaafran explores the various types of medications used to treat arrythmia. While basic pharmacology and pathophysiology are discussed, he also goes into clinical signs and symptoms and the standard of care in treatment.

Learning objectives of this video are the following : 

1. Review of cardiac action potentials and basic pathophysiology of arrthymias

2. Vaughan Williams classification of Anti-arrthymics 

3. Most common medications utilized for arrythmias

3. Mechanism of action

4. Side effects

Presented by Dr. Ahmed Zaafran



Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, M.D, is a practicing anesthesiologist at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. He is also an adjunct clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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