ACLS REVISION: BRADYCARDIA…think DIE…Drugs, Ischaemia and Electrolytes

When the patient in front of you is sick, these are the three common and reversible causes of bradycardia that you need to recognize in the emergency setting that the standard ACLS trio of atropine, pacing, and adrenaline/dopamine does little or nothing to address them.


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