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Old 02-02-2013
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Heart Carotid Massage!

Carotid sinus massage not recommended now ?

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why not recommended ?? we can use it in supra ventricular tachycardia aas it stimulate the vagus effect on the heart
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I think it's still the first line measure in hemodynamically stable patients.
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Contraindicated if theres carotid stenosis
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