JBI Evid Synth 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.
JBI, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia The Centre for Evidence-based Practice South Australia (CEPSA): A JBI Centre of Excellence, Adelaide, SA, Australia Clinical and Health Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
Objective: To determine the rates of electrocardiogram use in adult patients taking high-risk QT interval-prolonging drugs in clinical settings. This review will determine the extent of ECG monitoring being used to mitigate risk of drug-induced QT prolongation.
Introduction: High-risk QT interval-prolonging drugs pose a well-established risk of cardiac arrhythmia, including torsades de pointes, among other serious long QT syndromes, which can be fatal. Read More