Atropine: Cardiac Medication Mini Series, Part Two

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Atropine: Cardiac Medication Mini Series, Part Two

November 6, 2023

Atropine: Cardiac Medication Mini Series, Part Two

Do you want to enhance your understanding and effectively use atropine in the treatment of bradycardia? Starting with atropine’s mechanism of action, we will explore its proper use for symptomatic bradycardia, including it’s important contraindications.  We’ll also cover some of atropine’s other fascinating roles beyond the heart. You’ll walk away with greater confidence in both the appropriate applications and limitations of atropine for bradycardia.

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The key moments in this episode are:

02:07 – Mechanism of Action
04:44 – Indications and Contraindications 
07:45 – Other Uses of Atropine 
09:32 – Real Patient Scenarios

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