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Arrhythmia

  • By: Jonathan Tan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Arrhythmias are defined as an abnormal condition characterized by the heart having an irregular muscle contraction. Heart rhythm problems arise when the electrical impulses that normally stimulate the heart in a coordinated fashion malfunction. Consequently, the heart can be ...

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