What are the most common types of tachycardia in the pediatric population?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Catharine A Bon, MD; Chief Editor: Kirsten A Bechtel, MD  more...
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The most common types of tachycardia in the pediatric population are sinus tachycardia, supraventricular tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia. As with other elements of PALS, an algorithmic approach is used for tachyarrhythmia, as outlined below.


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