Posted: February 22nd, 2018
Client gone into ventricular tachycardia : 3 of the best solutions
A nurse is viewing the cardiac monitor in a client’s room and notes that the client gone into ventricular tachycardia.
The client is awake and alert and has good skin color. The nurse would prepare to do which of the following?
1. Immediately defibrillate
2. Prepare for pacemaker insertion
3. Administer amiodarone (Cordarone) intravenously
4. Administer epinephrine (Adrenaline) intravenously