Lecture, Barnard's Inn Hall, Tuesday, 21 Feb 2023 - 18:00

Rhythm Disturbances of the Heart

Heart and metronome

Our bodies depend on our hearts maintaining a steady beat, and increasing it appropriately in response to exercise. If the heart goes too fast, or too slowly, we have effects ranging from tiredness to unexpectedly passing out to death.

This lecture will consider the normal heartbeat, the causes of the heart going too fast or slowly and how it is treated when it does.

Christopher Whitty Past Gresham Professor of Physic

Professor Chris Whitty

Visiting Professor of Public Health

Christopher Whitty CB FMedSci is Gresham Professor of Physic. He is also Professor of Public and International Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England.

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