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Heart Rhythm Disorders (cont.)

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Author: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR


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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Kenneth Ong, MD, Associate Chief of Cardiology, Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program, Director of Cardiac Noninvasive Imaging Laboratory, The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Coauthor(s): William G McDonald, MD, FAAEM, Consulting Staff, Department of Emergency Medicine, Arkansas Heart Hospital. Editors: Alan D Forker, MD, Program Director of Cardiovascular Fellowship, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM, Attending Physician, Emergency Department, Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/21/2013

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Accelerated idioventricular rhythm (AIVR) is a form of ectopic or automatic ventricular arrhythmia usually noted in the acute care setting during cardiac rhythm monitoring.

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