0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

AURICULAR FLUTTER WITH COMPLETE AURICULOVENTRICULAR BLOCK IN A PATIENT WITH CORONARY DISEASE

AARON E. PARSONNET, M.D., C.M.; SOL PARENT, M.D.
Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1933;51(6):938-946. doi:10.1001/archinte.1933.00150250122008.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

Of singular interest is the striking abnormality of rhythm exhibited in electrocardiographic tracings in the group of cases known as auricular flutter. This peculiar rhythm is a finding strictly within the domain of electrocardiography, since the clinical signs exhibited by patients with such a condition are very difficult if not impossible of detection through any other means. The reason for diagnostic failure clinically in the majority of instances of auricular flutter are obvious to those who are at all familiar with the nature of this disturbance of rhythm. Both the ear and the palpating finger at the wrist are greeted by a perfectly regular sequence of contractions, except where there exists an inconstant degree of auriculoventricular block; in most of these the ventricular rate is only moderately accelerated. It is true that the tonal quality of the heart sounds is rather altered, but such finesse in clinical differentiation belongs to

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();