Palpitations emergency department leaflet


Overview You have been seen in the Emergency Department because of heart palpitations. This leaflet discusses possible causes, how to avoid a recurrence and when to seek help. Heart palpitations are heartbeats that suddenly become more noticeable. Palpitations may seem alarming and be uncomfortable. Although palpitations can be caused by abnormal rhythms such as supraventricular tachycardias (SVTs) and atrial fibrillation …

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