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Rochester, New York
MCC Paramedic Program Case of the Month 7/98
Leads I, II, III. Gain of 1
Five minutes after the fist tracing
MCC Graduates should refer to their notes on Rate Dependent Bundle Branch Block, Critical Rate, WCT, and VT vs WCT.
Why Would Lidocaine be potentially harmful or fatal with this dysrhythmia?
Lidocaine markedly increases AV conduction
Lidocaine augments an accessory pathway
Lidocaine increases ventricular automaticity
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Updated: July 1, 1998