Broad Complex Tachycardias

Authors: Elizabeth Docherty, Francis P Morris / Editors: Jason M Kendall, Chris Gray / Reviewer: Chris Gray, Joshua Davison / Codes: / Published: 09/11/2023

This session covers the assessment and management of broad complex tachycardia.

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Be familiar with basic ECG interpretation

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Identify the range of rhythm disturbance giving rise to a broad complex tachycardia
  • Differentiate between the types of broad complex tachycardia
  • Formulate a treatment plan for a patient with a broad complex tachycardia


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