Julia Williams
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 8, Iss. 8, 05 Aug 2016, pp 421

The Valsalva manoeuvre
is a technique often used
within pre-hospital care
in an attempt to revert
supraventricular tachycardia.
The method of exerting
against a closed glottis,
(often using a syringe),
to achieve this has been
practised for many years.
This study aimed to identify
whether a specific syringe
size can be recommended
to achieve the suggested
40 mmHg pressure required
when performing this

Return to article listing

To view this article

information Please use the options below to create a subscription. If you have any queries about your account please contact our subscriptions department or telephone free 0800 137201 (UK callers only) or +44 (0)1722 716997 for callers outside the UK.

Existing users sign in Personal subscription Pay per article

Sign in