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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina

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ALVAREZ-GAVIRIA, Manuel; HERAZO-BUSTOS, Cherina  and  MORA, Guillermo. Semiologic approach to palpitations. rev.fac.med. [online]. 2014, vol.62, n.1, pp.119-130. ISSN 0120-0011.  http://dx.doi.org/10.15446/revfacmed.v62n1.43779.

Palpitations are a common symptom, used to refer to the awareness of the patient's heartbeat. Its causes include cardiac diseases and non-cardiac pathology. It is important to determine its characteristics, risk factors and circumstances when palpitations develop to guide the diagnosis.

Keywords : Heart Rate; Arrhythmias; Cardiac; Diagnosis; Diagnosis Differential.

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