Difference between revisions of "ACLS: Bradycardia"

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*Only intervene if pt is symptomatic
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*Only intervene if pt is symptomatic:
 
**Hypotension, AMS, chest pain, pulm edema
 
**Hypotension, AMS, chest pain, pulm edema
 
*1st Line
 
*1st Line
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***[[Epinephrine]] 2-10mcg/min
 
***[[Epinephrine]] 2-10mcg/min
 
*2nd Line
 
*2nd Line
**Atropine 0.5mg q3-5m can be given as temporizing measure
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**Atropine 0.5mg q3-5min can be given as temporizing measure
***Do not give if Mobitz type II or 3rd degree block is present
 
 
*Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective
 
*Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective
  

Revision as of 04:25, 26 March 2012

  • Only intervene if pt is symptomatic:
    • Hypotension, AMS, chest pain, pulm edema
  • 1st Line
    • Transcutaneous pacing
    • Chronotropes
  • 2nd Line
    • Atropine 0.5mg q3-5min can be given as temporizing measure
  • Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective

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