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Clinical Applications of Anti-Dysrhythmia Drugs

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Oct 10 2023, 6:38 pm

my comments is better education not critic. this miss a lot of information plus some mistake in very simple areas. will be better explain how each phase affect the action potential duration. show initially where the cardiac rythm is initiated like sinus rythm explain different kind of tachyarrythmias and bradyarrythmias. explain example: quinidine mechanism of action why is 1a class and side effects related to muscarinic properties and alphabloker leading to concept of cinchonims. another example: procainamide and relate to sle induce drug. one drug explain is already out of market. A lot of more points mising of crucial knowledge in the video. sorry my spelling

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

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Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer Lucid Lanes Board-Certified Clinical and Research Anesthesiologist, TEDx Speaker

I’m currently the CEO and President of Lucid Lane Providers, and the Chief Medical Officer of Lucid Lane, Inc, a digital health company I co-founded in 2018. I am a digital health entrepreneur and clinical anesthesiologist. I trained at the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and joined the faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine in the department of Anesthesiology from 2012-2021. My TEDx talk in 2023 focused on our data-driven solution, via therapy, to prevent and reduce opioid dependence around surgery, while leveraging technology to improve pain and patient outcomes. The intent is to provide value foremost to the patient to live a better life, while also creating an ecosystem of benefit to providers, payors, and employers.

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