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Arrhythmias are otherwise known as irregular heartbeats and include; tachycardia, bradycardia and fibrillation. Watch Dr Boateng explain more.

In Week 1, we learnt about how the heart coordinates its regular rhythm. In this video, Dr Sam Boateng discusses arrhythmias, otherwise known as irregular heartbeats. He will describe three types of arrhythmia, tachycardia, bradycardia and fibrillation.

You can download the Week 3 supplement, which contains additional images and descriptions to help you understand the topics covered in this video.

British Heart Foundation resources

You can find out more about this topic in the following booklet on Heart rhythms produced by the British Heart Foundation.

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