Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)

by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

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    The lecture Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT) by Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP is from the course Cardiovascular Emergencies and Shock.

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    1. Absence of P-waves
    2. Regular rhythm
    3. Narrow QRS complex
    4. Fast rhythm
    5. Supraventricular origin
    1. Re-entry pathway is not required for maintenance
    2. Triggered by premature atrial beats
    3. Induced by hyperthyroidism
    4. Induced by stimulants
    1. Decreasing parasympathetic tone
    2. Vagal maneuvers
    3. Cardioversion if unstable
    4. Adenosine
    5. Calcium channel or beta blockers
    1. P-waves are present in paroxysmal SVT
    2. Management of unstable atrial fibrillation is cardioversion
    3. Wide QRS complex is ventricular tachycardia until proven otherwise
    4. Sawtooth atrial waves are characteristic of atrial flutter
    5. Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation is based on risk

    Author of lecture Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT)

     Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

    Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

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