What is included in prehospital care of sinus bradycardia?

Updated: Dec 27, 2017
  • Author: Mark W Livingston, MD; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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Intravenous access, supplemental oxygen, and cardiac monitoring should be initiated in the field.

In symptomatic patients, intravenous atropine may be used.

In rare cases, transcutaneous pacing may need to be initiated in the field.


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