Guidelines and adenosine dosing in supraventricular tachycardia
- Correspondence to:
Dr C Wren
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, UK;
- Accepted 3 July 2005
This retrospective review of present practice of administration of adenosine by paediatricians shows that current guidelines recommend starting doses that are effective in only 9% of infants and children.
Competing interests: none declared