Identifying Tachyarrhythmias

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A tachyarrhythmia is defined as 'any arrhythmia with a fast ventricular rate, defined as a rate greater than 100 beats per minute’. Tachyarrhythmias can range from only requiring monitoring to life-threatening, for which immediate intervention is required. In this lecture, clinical educator Joanne Reading discusses how to identify atrial tachyarrhythmias, junctional tachyarrhythmias and ventricular tachyarrhythmias.


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Joanne Reading is a clinical educator at the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU. She holds a critical care graduate certificate and a Master of Health Science, with a focus on education. Joanne is passionate about ensuring that education is entertaining as it fosters critical thinking, and runs her own nursing education website at ‘Blogging for your Noggin’.
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First Published14 August 2023
Updated14 August 2023
14 August 2025
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