Urgent Care Evaluation of Arrhythmias

Urgent Care Evaluation of Arrhythmias

Urgent message: Initial evaluation of a patient with an arrhythmia in the urgent care setting can be as difficult as it is critical to the patient’s survival—one key concern being sudden cardiac death, which occurs in roughly 328,000 cases annually. Riaz Fabian, DO Introduction Cardiac arrhythmias are a group of conditions in which a patient has an abnormal heart rate or rhythm. They are caused by any disruption of the electrical conduction system of the …

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Heart Tests for Teens Could Bring in New Business—and Save Lives

Heart Tests for Teens Could Bring in New Business—and Save Lives

Many urgent care centers have seen great success promoting their capabilities to care for young athletes, whether by offering sports physicals or letting it be known they’re able to evaluate and treat orthopedic injuries and concussions. While data on how many urgent care centers can perform electrocardiograms are scarce, offering heart tests for teenagers could be the next logical step forward, both in terms of establishing your business but also in uncovering potential life-threatening problems …

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