Posted: January 26th, 2018
Cardiac monitor and notices that the rhythm suddenly changes : 3 Important Facts to Note
A nurse is watching the cardiac monitor and notices that the rhythm suddenly changes.
There are no P waves, the QRS complexes are wide, and the ventricular rate is regular but over 100. The nurse determines that the client is experiencing:
1. Premature ventricular contractions
2. Ventricular tachycardia
3. Ventricular fibrillation
4. Sinus tachycardia