Sustained VT and monomorphic VT

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nloster
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Sustained VT and monomorphic VT

Post by nloster » November 25th, 2018, 10:56 am

What is the difference between a sustained VT and a non-sustained VT?
Also what is the difference between monomorphic and polymorphic VT?

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Re: Sustained VT and monomorphic VT

Post by TruckerRon » November 26th, 2018, 10:48 am

What is the difference between a sustained VT and a non-sustained VT?
See:
https://www.verywellhealth.com/non-sust ... vt-1746247
Also what is the difference between monomorphic and polymorphic VT?
Try:
https://acls-algorithms.com/rhythms/other-tachycardias/

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