Affiliations 

  • 1 Ng Tian Seng MBBS (S'pore), MRCP(UK), FRACP. Consultant Physician, Hospital Besar, Alor Setar, Kedah
Med. J. Malaysia, 1987 Jun;42(2):86-9.
PMID: 3503195

Abstract

Temporary cardiac pacing is an established therapeutic modality in the treatment of heart block and bradyarrythmias due to various causes like drugs and metabolic causes and prior to permanent pacing. Temporary pacing using fluoroscopy is best but the image intensifier is not available to all medical units. The method of temporary pacing at the bedside is described in detail.

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