Shot Through the Heart/And You’re Too Late

As promised, this post is about my experience participating in cardioversion therapy. A patient came into the ED with uncontrolled atrial fibrillation (AF). He was tachycardic, diaphoretic, hypertensive, but generally asymptomatic. No chest pain. No dizziness. No headache. No palpitations. No visual disturbances. No shortness of breath (SOB). He hadn’t been taking his cardiac medication … Continue reading