Info

1

Attempt cardioversion: Heparin

Initial rate control

Attempt cardioversion: Heparin

Initial rate control

Beta blockers, oral or i.v. OR

Digoxin, i.v. or oral OR

Consider anticoagulation: * Heparin ■ Warfarin for later synchronised DC shock t, if indicated

Fig. 24.2 (continued)

Attempt cardioversion: Heparin

Flecainide 100-150 mg i.v. over 30 mins OR

Amiodarone:300 mg ¡.v. over 1 h, .may be repeated once if necessary

Synchronised DC shock t, if indicated

Initial rate control

■ Amiodarone:300 mg over 1 h, may be repeated once if necessary

AND Anticoagulation:

Later, synchronised DC shock t, if indicated

Attempt cardioversion: Heparin

Synchronised DC shock t 100 J : 200 J :360 J or equivalent biphasic energy

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment