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Transthoracic cardiac pacing

SCGHED Guideline 1 340
Guideline describing the indications, contraindications, procedure and complications of transthoracic cardiac pacing Indications Patient with symptomatic bradycardia and a palpable pulse who has not responded to pharmacological therapy. High-grade AV blockade Cardiac arrest with ventricular standstill, but atrial activity present.…

Paracentesis

SCGHED Guideline 1 340
Guideline to assist in performing paracentesis   Indications Diagnostic Determine the cause of new onset ascites, ascites of unknown origin, or suspected malignant ascites Suspicion of bacterial peritonitis in a patient with known ascites with associated pyrexia, hypotension, tachycardia or…