publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Identifying an evidence-based model of therapy for the pre-hospital emergency management of supraventricular tachycardia

Smith, Gavin;
  • Published: 02 Mar 2017
This thesis provides a comprehensive reporting of the work undertaken to identify evidence supporting pre-hospital management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), delivering an evidence base for paramedic treatment of these patients. The literature search identified absences in evidence supporting therapies used within existing clinical guidelines. The vagal manoeuvres, the simplest and least invasive therapy to employ in the stable patient, were insufficiently evidenced regarding technique or a particular manoeuvre. The pharmacological agents (verapamil and adenosine) demonstrated equivalent reversion effectiveness, yet other pre-hospital suitability factors ...
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free text keywords: Uncategorized, 1959.1/1172944, evidence-based practice, thesis(doctorate), monash:155348, pre-hospital, open access, 2015, supraventricular tachycardia, ethesis-20150508-115034
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