Transcutaneous Pacing of a 4-Year-Old Child

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Abstract

Complete heart block is rare in children and is usually owing to congenital abnormalities. These children are often pacemaker dependent. However, pacemaker complications can require emergency interventions, including external pacing. This case presents a child in complete heart block requiring external pacing and then discusses some of the literature behind such interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E162-E163
JournalPediatric emergency care
Volume35
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2019

Keywords

  • cardiac arrest
  • heart block
  • transcutaneous pacing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine

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