[Answer] A monitored pt. in the ICU developed a suddent onset of narrow complex tach at a rate of 220/min. The pt’s BP is 128/58 the PETCO2 is 38mm Hg and the O2 sat is 98%. There is an EJ established for vascular access. The pt. denies taking any vasodialators. A 12 lead shows no ischemia or infarction. Vagal manuevers are ineffective. What is the next intervention?

Answer: Adenosine 12mg IV
A monitored pt. in the ICU developed a suddent onset of narrow complex tach at a rate of 220/min. The pt’s BP is 128/58 the PETCO2 is 38mm Hg and the O2 sat is 98%. There is an EJ es…

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