A 68 year – old man presents to A&E with sepsis. While you start monitoring, the patient becomes pulseless and unconscious. With reference to the rhythm strip:
a) The ventricular rate is in the range 150 – 200 per min.
b) DC shock is the most appropriate treatment.
c) Adenosine 6 mg iv over 2 min may reverse this arrhythmia.
d) Verapamil 5 mg iv may terminate this arrhythmia.