Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is one of several inherited heart disorders than can lead to sudden cardiac death (SCD). The downloadable point of care tool contains a brief overview of LQTS and the red flags for how to identify LQTS and the individuals who would most likely to benefit from referral to genetics and a cardiac arrhythmia specialist. Updated Oct 2016.
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