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International Primary Care Association

Clinical Focus Volume 7 N3

A flutter in the chest, palpitations and butterflies: Is it the heart?


Palpitations and fluttering are extremely common. A clinician faced with a patient presenting with such symptoms needs to be able to rapidly differentiate between normality, benign arrhythmias and pathological arrhythmias that may be associated with substantial risk, including that of stroke or sudden cardiac death.

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