Patient Cardiac Rhythm Is Important for EMS Adenosine Administration
Figure 1a, 1b & 1c
Regular Wide-Complex Tachycardia
To verify true regularity, make marks on a piece of paper that match the peaks of the QRS then moving the QRS-marked paper a few beats over to compare it to three to four new beats on the rhythm strip. If they line up, the rhythm is regular; if they don’t, the rhythm is irregular, and adenosine shouldn’t be used.
Prolonged Pause Status Post Adenosine
Toxicology of Adenosine
When PSVT is not likely PSVT
Dosages & Protocol for Adenosine Administration
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