Adenosine conversion of supraventricular tachycardia associated with high-dose epinephrine therapy for cardiac arrest

Robert T. Gerhardt, Richard Furlong, Kathleen Schrank, Bradford D. Ress

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Abstract

Adenosine has received wide acceptance as the drug of choice for initial treatment of supraventricular tachycardias (supraventricular tachycardia), and as a diagnostic adjunct in hemodynamically stable, wide-complex tachycardias. This report describes the successful use of adenosine for the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia occurring after successful initial resuscitation from ventricular fibrillation, in which a high dose of the epinephrine protocol was used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-67
Number of pages3
JournalPrehospital and Disaster Medicine
Volume14
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency

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