Question You are assessing a patient on the first post-operative day following an aortic valve replacement. There are atrial and ventricular epicardial wires in place and the patient is being paced at 90/min in a DDD mode. a) Define sensitivity with respect to cardiac pacing. (20% marks) b) Describe the steps that you would perform […]
An ECG case of pacemaker failure. Can you guess the underlying cause of the Pacemaker Panic?
Pacing, pacemaker, transvenous, threshold, sensitivity, capture
Pacemakers and implantable cardiac defibrillators (ICDs).
Pacemaker and ECG trouble-shooting and interpretation
ECG data interpretation – electrical alternans, pacemaker, syncope.
In the future infectious diseases specialists will not only have human infections and zoonoses to deal with, but gizmonotic diseases (like computer viruses) as well.
You grab the chart of the next patient to be seen, the triage note states that he has a permanent pacemaker in situ… Can you answer the questions to take care of this patient?