Difference between revisions of "ACLS: Bradycardia"

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*Transcutaneous pacing
 
*Transcutaneous pacing
 
*Chronotropes
 
*Chronotropes
***Dopamine 2-10mcg/kg/min
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**Dopamine 2-10mcg/kg/min
***[[Epinephrine]] 2-10mcg/min
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**[[Epinephrine]] 2-10mcg/min
 
*Atropine 0.5mg q3-5min can be given as temporizing measure
 
*Atropine 0.5mg q3-5min can be given as temporizing measure
 
*Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective
 
*Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective

Revision as of 04:27, 26 March 2012

Background

  • Only intervene if pt is symptomatic (hypotension, AMS, chest pain, pulm edema)

Treatment

  • Transcutaneous pacing
  • Chronotropes
  • Atropine 0.5mg q3-5min can be given as temporizing measure
  • Transvenous pacing required if transcutaneous pacing + chronotropes are ineffective

See Also