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What is the treatment of rapid heart rate in infants?Please help.

What is the treatment of rapid heart rate in infants?Please help.

Depends on situation: First you must define rapid, as an infant may normally run rates of 90-180/min in various states of activity. If the rate is high for the activity, you identify the reason for a rapid rate and fix it.For dehydration you give fluids, for fever you reduce the fever. For infection you treat the infection. For a heart related issue, you must identify the problem to treat it. ...Read more

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Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
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Slow Heart Rate (Definition)

Slow heart rate, also called bradycardia, is defined as a resting heart rate (pulse) less than 60 beats per minute. Having a heart rate less than 60 is not necessarily abnormal. In fact, people in good cardiovascular shape have a low heart rate. People with certain heart conditions may take medications which lower the heart rate as one of ...Read more


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What is the best treatment and recovery rate for brain damage?

What is the best treatment and recovery rate for brain damage?

Great question: This has been an active area of research for decades, first with post-stroke damage, and now post-TBI. There are some clinical trials you might want to track (clinical.trials.gov) to see if any are open / recruiting. Brain damage healing varies between people and circumstances. Neuropsych testing can show positive change in some people out to 2 years. Sorry about your injury, best wishes ...Read more

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What is the success rate for angioplasty?

What is the success rate for angioplasty?

2 gen'l to answer: depends upon location, extent of disease, risk factors, patients overall health, whether stents or other additional measures are needed. In general, though, it is 1st line treatment when anatomy of problem is favorable. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for 26% heart ef?

What is the treatment for 26% heart ef?

Low EF: an EF of 26% requires an etiologic diagnosis first and then treatment of the cause. If its a cardiomyopathy without surgical remediation, the treatment would usually include ACE inhibitor, beta blocker, perhaps spironolactone type medication, perhaps diuretic and other things also possible. The diagnosis and patient status determine the choices. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate for ibc?

Overall?: Inflammatory breast cancer, correct? In the past, it's been difficult to find statistics specific to inflammatory breast cancer, which is a relatively locally advanced stage and thus more ominous. The most recent statistic i could find is 35% 5-year survival, worse than other breast cancers but far from hopeless. Many other factors also contribute to prognosis. Be brave and cherish your life. ...Read more

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What is the heart rate range for ventricular tachycardia? (Slowest to fastest levels)

What is the heart rate range for ventricular tachycardia? (Slowest to fastest levels)

100 to >200: definition of VT is rate 100 or higher and origin from bottom chamber, R or L. Rate of VT depends on the reason for VT, level of adrenaline, stresses on heart such as blocked artery, etc. Slow VT would be closer to low 100's and fast VT closer to 160-200. There are other types of tachycardia coming from upper chambers and the middle of the heart, AV node ...Read more

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Please help! what is the survival rate for an astrocytoma?

Please help! what is the survival rate for an astrocytoma?

Depends on the type: This is quite variable depending on grade )1 through 4) and type (oligoastrocytoma v. pure astrocytoma for example). The prognosis is worse for higher grade astrocytomas, but survival is improving for all astrocytomas due to better treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to achieve my target and recovery heart rate?

What is the best way to achieve my target and recovery heart rate?

What's your target?: I am assuming you are talking about target zones base on maximal heart rate during exercise. Target zones are use to plan an exercise routine depending on your goals. Fat burning, endurance, cardiac capacity. You will achieve your hr by running, bicycle, elliptical etc, stay for one minute then slowly decrease pace until hr slowly drop less than 90-100. Difficult to recommend if I don't know your goals, . ...Read more

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What is the success rate of cardioversion with medication for arythmia ?

What is the success rate of cardioversion with medication for arythmia ?

Underlying issues: The success of cardioversion, whether electrical or with medication, depends on the physical condition of the heart as well as the severity of any other conditions such as heart/lung disease or diabetes. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for sed rate?

What is the treatment for sed rate?

None: There is no treatment for "sed rate"...Sed rate is a laboratory test that assesses for inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for heart contusion?

What is the treatment for heart contusion?

Heart contusion: Observation and monitoring for arrhythmias, blood tests to monitor cardiac damage, and an echocardiogram to assess wall motion and rule out pericardial effusion. Most times the recovery is complete. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the success rate for coronary stent procedure?

Please help! what is the success rate for coronary stent procedure?

Coronary stent: Success rate is pretty good, which depends upon the experience of the operator. Procedure is minimally invasive. Complication rate is. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for left-sided heart failure?

What is the treatment for left-sided heart failure?

Heart failure: Left sided or systolic heart failure is treated with several meds including ace inhibitors, beta blockers and diuretics. Other meds such as spironolactone and arb, or angiotensin receptor blockers, can be added as allowed by blood pressure tolerates. ...Read more

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What is the success rate of heart cancer treatments?

What is the success rate of heart cancer treatments?

Heart cancer: Primary cardiac cancer is rare and treatment isn't particularly great. When the heart is involved in metastatic disease, likewise treatment isn't necessarily as successful as with some other situations Success rates are questionable as the problem is rare. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

What is the best treatment for congenital heart disease?

It Depends: There are many different types of congenital heart diseases. Therapies range from watchful waiting to medication to surgery. There is a need to see your pediatrician and perhaps a pediatric cardiologist for a definitive answer depending upon the problem. ...Read more

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What is best food that regulate heart pulses for case of arythemia?

What  is best food that regulate heart pulses for case of arythemia?

Diet's not answer: There are many kinds of cardiac rhythm disturbances ("arrhythmias"), but none of them are especially responsive to food choices. Being a heart patient is difficult enough without somebody telling you what you should and should not eat. The key will be to educate yourself about your disease and whether and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What is the failure rate for condoms?

What is the failure rate for condoms?

2%: The pregnancy rate for condoms is 10% - 18% under real world conditions. The perfect use pregnancy rate is quoted as 2%. ...Read more

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What is the simplest explanation for low heart rate during exercise?

What is the simplest explanation for low heart rate during exercise?

Heart rate: Two main reasons: excellent conditioning or beta blockers on board; there are others less frequent. ...Read more

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What is the resting heart rate for an athlete?

What is the resting heart rate for an athlete?

Normal vs Abnormal: In normal adults a resting heart rate of 60-80 is common. Deconditioning can lead to faster rates while conditioned athletes can have heart rates in the 40-60 range. Olympic sports athletes may have heart rates in the 30's. ...Read more

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What is the progress or timeline for a heart failure?

What is the progress or timeline for a heart failure?

Varies acc to cause: The majority is related to coronary disease (angina or heart attack) the degree of coronary disease determine progress of failure of the heart. But salt and fluid restriction goes long ways in keeping heart failure compensated (controlled) and that has a good effect on progress of disease. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more