Posted: February 22nd, 2018
Premature ventricular contraction : 5 Important Facts to Note
The client’s rhythm suddenly changes to one with no P waves or definable QRS complexes. Instead, there are coarse wavy lines of varying amplitude.
The nurse assesses this rhythm to be:
1. Ventricular tachycardia
2. Ventricular fibrillation
3. Atrial fibrillation