VT or SVT? You can tell at the bedside

Snowberger, Pat; Metules, Terri J.
February 2001
RN;Feb2001, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p26
Academic Journal
Deals with the guidelines issued by the American Heart Association, urging healthcare providers to distinguish between supraventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia in a hemodynamically stable patient before any treatment is begun. Basis of the 2000 guidelines; Treatment options; Clues that can help determine whether the origin of the rhythm is coming from the ventricles or above them. INSETS: Normal vs. abnormal conduction;Pinpointing the origin of an ectopic pacemaker: Axis....


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