Tachycardias - Pitfalls in management of the fast and unstable

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By Mike Barnum, MD, Mike Barnum, and MD FACEP. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Unstable tachycardias represent a special set of problems for EMS. Pitfalls include differentiating primary cardiac issues from mimics such as sepsis and use of antidysrhythmics such as amiodarone. We also talk about calling a STEMI in the field, bigeminy and there's a bonus rant about EKG telemetry that degenerates into talking about the 70s TV show EMERGENCY! which, to be honest, isn't uncommon around here. So enjoy!

And be safe out there.

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