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Haran Burri



Cardiac pacemakers section updated

A number of references added to Further reading

Updated on 29 July 2020. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 24 January 2022

This chapter overviews the types of bradycardia and their acute management, including the use of rate-accelerating drugs, and overviews the indications for pacemaker therapy. Focus is on pharmacotherapy with atropine, adrenaline, isoprenaline, isoproterenol, dobutamine, dopamine, theophylline, and aminophylline.

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