Sunday, February 23, 2014

ACLS: Bradycardia

For bradycardia, consider etiology: electrolytes (hyperkalemia?), drugs (beta blockers?), ischemia. Narrow complex bradycardia => atropine (wide complex bradycardia not atropine sensitive); atropine - go slowly and start low (0.25) especially in face of ischemia. All bradyarrhythmias: Dopamine drip. Epi drip. Pacemaker.
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