Flashcards in Anand's notes Deck (7):
Exercise ECG and MI
ST depression >1mm suggests MI, especially if chest pain occurs at the same time
Treatment of SVT -unstable
Treatment of SVT - stable
First line - vagal manoeuvres (valsalva /carotid sinus massage)
Second line - adenosine
Side effects of adenosine
Bronchospasm, flushing, chest pain
Contraindicated in asthma
If someone can't have adenosine what can they have instead?
Someone has AF and you don't know what has caused it, what test MUST you do?
Must do thyroid tests
-also need to do ECG in absolutely anyone with AF