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Steve Pike
Snapshot Case: What Happened?
Thus is the story with elective electrocution. If it works, it's medicine, if it doesn't, it's murder. Every shock shown was indicated, if you don't count the first one.
2015-05-28 22:49:42
Glenda
Snapshot Case: What Happened?
torsades des pointes! Electrolytes??
2015-05-28 16:56:49
Olivier
Snapshot Case: What Happened?
To support Donovan's analysis, QRS are remarkably thin and eventually consistent with paediatric findings. However, as noted, atrial fibrillation in very young patients are quite rare.
2015-05-28 07:36:54
Donovan
Snapshot Case: What Happened?
Looking back on the dosages, though, it occurs to me: this may be a pediatric patient. If that is the case, then for 50 J to be an appropriate dose for Shock 4 (again, assuming the patient is unstable), they would have to weight 25 kg. If that is the case, then the accidental induction…
2015-05-28 01:46:30
Donovan
Snapshot Case: What Happened?
1) Why convert the first rhythm? (brought up by a couple of commenters) -- As is posted in the initial: "required emergent cardioversion for unstable rapid atrial fibrillation" ... rate is not the determining factor about stability, the presence or absence of signs of shock are (hypotension, acutely altered mental status, ischemic chest pain, usw).…
2015-05-28 01:27:57

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