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Effectiveness of the Valsalva Manoeuvre for reversion of supraventricular tachycardia

  1. Gavin D Smith1,*,
  2. Kylie Dyson2,
  3. David Taylor3,
  4. Amee Morgans4,
  5. Kate Cantwell5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009502.pub2


How to Cite

Smith GD, Dyson K, Taylor D, Morgans A, Cantwell K. Effectiveness of the Valsalva Manoeuvre for reversion of supraventricular tachycardia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD009502. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009502.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Monash University, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

    Ambulance Victoria, Operations, Doncaster, Victoria, Australia

  3. 3

    Austin Health, Emergency Medicine, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

  4. 4

    Ambulance Victoria, Quality Review, Burwood East, Victoria, Australia

  5. 5

    Monash University, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Prahan, Victoria, Australia

*Gavin D Smith, Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Level 5, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia. gavin.smith@monash.edu. caduceus7@bigpond.com.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

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  • Lim SH, Anantharaman V, Teo WS, Goh PP, Tan AT. Comparison of treatment of supraventricular tachycardia by Valsalva maneuver and carotid sinus massage. Annals of Emergency Medicine 1998;31(1):30-5.
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