Date Published

January 29, 2021

Updated For

ALS PCS Version ALS PCS Version 5.2


I know our standards as an ACP for over 18 years but if SVT encounter in a pediatric patient and long transport. If we patched got approval would this be appropriate based off the attached studies and success rate in comparison to the REVERT maneuver?


This technique for pediatrics is still under investigation and requires a more robust study. As it has not yet been proven to be better than standard treatments, SWORBHP MAC would not recommend patching to utilize this technique.

A great review of the study, which highlights some of the methodologic issues, can be found at:



Pediatric, SVT

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