What is the emergency department care for aortic regurgitation (AR)?

Updated: Nov 19, 2018
  • Author: Stanley S Wang, JD, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Terrence X O'Brien, MD, MS, FACC  more...
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Answer

General requirements in emergency department care for patients with AR include the following:

  • Provide adequate airway management

  • Intubate when necessary

  • Consider prompt surgical intervention in acute AR


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