How to administer Adenosine in SVT

How to administer Adenosine in SVT

Adenosine is a Class V Antiarrhythmic Agent used to treat Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT). This drug has a VERY short half-life and must be administered in a particular way to work effectively. What is Adenosine? Let’s go back to our Organic Chemistry days....
Junctional Rhythms

Junctional Rhythms

Junc in the trunk? Let’s talk about Junctional Rhythms and beats! Why should you spend your time learning about Junctional Rhythms? Are they even that common? Well…. they can be. There isn’t a vast amount of epidemiological information on Junctional Rhythms, but we do...
Premature Atrial Contractions

Premature Atrial Contractions

What are Premature Atrial Contractions (PAC)? Disclaimer: This material should be used to supplement your understanding of the cardiovascular system. Any use of the information given in this post series is at your own risk and should be verified prior to making it a...
Heart Attack

Heart Attack

What nurses need to know about heart attacks Disclaimer: This material should be used to supplement your understanding of the cardiovascular system. Any use of the information given in this post series is at your own risk and should be verified prior to making it a...