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Atrial flutter

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Atrial Flutter

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Atrial flutter (AFL) | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

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Symptoms and how to deal with atrial flutter - Medical Minute

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What is atrial flutter?

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Atrial Flutter & AFIB Explained by Dr. Gregory Bashian

Atrial flutter (AFL) is a common abnormal heart rhythm that starts in the atrial chambers of the heart. When it first occurs, it is usually associated with a fast heart rate and is classified as a type of supraventricular tachycardia. Atrial flutter is characterized by a sudden-onset (usually) regular abnormal heart rhythm on an electrocardiogram (ECG) in which the heart rate is fast. Symptoms may include a feeling of the heart beating too fast, too hard, or skipping beats, chest discomfort, difficulty breathing, a feeling as if one's stomach has dropped, a feeling of being light-headed, or loss of consciousness.
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