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Use of the diving reflex to treat supraventricular tachycardia in an infant.
  1. I F Grahame,
  2. I M Hann


    A simple method for treating supraventricular tachycardias is described--ice cubes are applied to the nose and upper lip. It should be particularly useful in younger children and depends on a sound physiological principle.

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