Atrial Fibrillation: Cases & Quizzes

 
 
  • Fast Five Quiz: Aspirin Use Are you familiar with key recommendations for aspirin use, as well as important aspects related to abuse and toxicity? Test yourself on this frequently used medication with a quick quiz.
  • Dyspnea in a 63-Year-Old Who Had Heart Surgery as a Child A 63-year-old man with repaired tetralogy of Fallot and repaired subaortic membrane presents with dyspnea upon exertion. His further medical history is extensive. Can you make the correct diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation How much do you know about stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation? Take our short quiz to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Memory Loss Are you prepared to confront various conditions related to memory loss? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Arrhythmias Are you familiar with key aspects and best practices for patients who present with symptoms of arrhythmias? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • A 79-Year-Old Woman With a Pacemaker and High Atrial Rates A 79-year-old woman presents for an annual pacemaker follow-up. She is found to have short-lasting, asymptomatic atrial high-rate episodes. What is the diagnosis and what steps come next?
  • A 67-Year-Old Man With Palpitations and Syncope A 67-year-old man presents after experiencing palpitations while having dinner with his wife. This was suddenly followed by lightheadedness and a transient loss of consciousness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Getting to the Heart of Valentine's Day How much do you know about the links between the heart, love, and health? Test yourself with our Valentine's Day quiz.
  • A 66-Year-Old Man Who Heard His Deceased Spouse's Voice A 66-year-old man was admitted after sustaining numerous injuries from a fall. On the second day, the patient believed he heard the voice of his deceased spouse. What's the diagnosis?
  • NOACs for Preventing Stroke in AF An elderly woman presents with AF in the setting of heart failure. How would you manage her anticoagulation?
  • Prevention of Stroke in Obese Patients With Nonvalvular AF Which anticoagulant is most appropriate for stroke prevention in a patient with comorbid obesity and AF? Take this quiz created by experts at ACC to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Key Aspects of Atrial Fibrillation Do you know key aspects of atrial fibrillation, including important elements of the etiology, presentation, workup, and treatment? Refresh and assess your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Analyze This Image: Make The Diagnosis in Vein   Can you tell who has the lowest left atrial pressure from the pulmonary vein Dopplers? Bonus for diagnosing all four patients.
  • Congestive Heart Failure After Atrial Fibrillation Ablation How would you manage CHF in this patient now 14 months after AF ablation? Take this quiz created by physicians from ACC.
  • Rapid Heart Rate and Shortness of Breath in a 40-Year-Old A 40-year-old man has palpitations and shortness of breath. He denies having any chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, light-headedness, or recent illness. What's the diagnosis?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Hemorrhagic Stroke Hemorrhagic stroke is less common than ischemic stroke but is associated with higher mortality rates. Refresh yourself on key aspects of this serious condition with our short quiz.
  • ECG Challenge: Is This an Effect of AFib Treatment? A man with atrial fibrillation, treated with a beta-blocker, undergoes a routine ECG. What does it show?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation is associated with a 1.5-fold to 1.9-fold higher risk for death, partly due to thromboembolic events. What do you know about this condition? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Ischemic Stroke Stroke is the fourth leading cause of adult death and disability. Do you know the complications, proper workup, and best treatment practices? Test yourself with our quick quiz.
  • A 78-Year-Old Man Unable to Speak or Swallow A 78-year-old man has a sudden onset of an inability to speak or swallow. Three years earlier, he had a left frontal ischemic stroke. What's the diagnosis?