valsalva

Maneuver (there are many) that increases pressure in the thorax. Often used when patients are in abnormal heart rhythms, since this maneuver can trigger the brain to slow the heart down. “The patient was instructed to undergo a valsalva maneuver and subsequently broke the SVT.”

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