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Authors

  1. Josephson, Linda BSN, RN, CCRN
  2. McMullen, Maureen DNSc, APRN, BC

Abstract

Today atrial fibrillation is the most prevalent sustained arrhythmia encountered in clinical practice; it places a heavy burden on the healthcare system. The purpose of this article is to explore the principles underlying the treatment of both acute and chronic atrial fibrillation.