Cardioversion

Tachydysrhythmias are generally very sensitive to electric conversion. Initial dose is 2 J/kg. The energy level is doubled if the first attempt is unsuccessful. If the device only has a few energy settings available, choose the one that is closest to the desired energy setting. All tachydysrhythmias should be treated with synchronized cardioversion. If synchronization in not possible (i.e., if the device cannot identify the QRS), then use the defibrillator in the unsynchronized mode.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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