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Friday, February 08, 2008

TREATMENT OF THIRD-DEGREE AV BLOCK


Transcutaneous pacing is a form of treatment used to treat patients in Third-Degree AV block.(chap 11)
The type of treatment used will depend on the severity of symptoms. Transcutaneous pacing will help the heart to beat and improve cardiac output until a permanent pacemaker is inserted. Patients may need analgesia and sedation to keep comfortable, during this period.To learn more about this topic and EKG reading, simply click on the link:

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