Your-Doctor Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Category: Cardiology--->Arrythmias
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Question 31#Print Question

An 18-year-old woman attends the ED with palpitations and dizziness. An ECG shows a broad complex tachycardia with an irregularly irregular rhythm and a ventricular rate of 160 bpm. Her BP is 88/60 mmHg but she has no chest pain or dyspnoea. She had been told several years earlier that she had a ‘Wolff–Parkinson–White ECG’ and offered ‘a procedure’ for this but declined. She has had no previous admissions to hospital and is on no regular medication.
What is the best treatment?

a. Adenosine IV
b. Verapamil IV
c. Amiodarone IV
d. Flecainide IV
e. DC cardioversion




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