My eyes snap open. The room is dark. I’m disoriented. Muffled beeping and soft humming sounds. The hospital.
Had the nurse just come in to check my vitals? 864 more words
A pt with h/o DM and HTN with unilateral ptosis (due to aneurysm). Pt had several episodes of couplet, triplet (NSVT) and PVC’s.
5 minutes view of lead II… 137 more words
Those fast pacer spikes in the middle of the strip with wide QRS tachycardia (VT) are meant to terminate the VT. That is antitachchycardia pacing (ATP). 194 more words
I have seen 2 rhythm types on the natural course of dying (peacefully). In the first, the heart rate holds for a few hours (AF or sinus) then gradually declines and the latent pacemakers takes over one-by-one (junctional to ventricle). 132 more words