Doing a hand stand or being turned upside down is an effective way of treating childhood superventricular tachycardia compared to the standard Valsalva manoeuvre, a small study suggests. The Italian randomised controlled pilot study compared the two vagal manoeuvres for acute at-home treatment of paroxysmal superventricular tachycardia (SVT) in 24 children aged one to 18. ...
Tachycardia management turned upside down
By Tessa Hoffman
5 Dec 2017