Carry medical identification with physicians name type and model number of the

Carry medical identification with physicians name

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• Carry medical identification with physician’s name, type and model number of the device, manufacturer’s name, and hospital where device was inserted. Follow-up care: • Discuss psychological responses to the device implantation, such as changes in self-image, depression due to loss of mobility secondary to driving restrictions, fear of shocks, increased anxiety, concerns that sexual activity may trigger the device, and changes in partner relationship. • Adhere to appointments that are scheduled to monitor the electronic performance of the cardiac device. This is especially important during the first month after implantation and near the end of the battery life. Remember to take log of ICD discharges to review with physician. • For patients with pacemakers, check pulse daily. Report immediately any sudden slowing or increasing of the pulse rate. This may indicate pacemaker malfunction. Identify the following rhythms using EKG Analysis Handout: Rhythm: regular Rate: 50 PWave: Inverted PR Interval ,0.12 sec QRS Interval 1:1 Interpretation: Junctional rhythm
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18 Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________
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19 Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________
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20 Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________ Rhythm________________Rate ____________________PWave___________________ PR Interval________QRS Interval__________Interpretation_______________________
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21Thoracic Aneurysms/Dissections:Label & describe the type of aneurysms A.B.C.D.E.F. A client is suspected to have a thoracic aortic aneurysm. What diagnostic test(s) does the nurse anticipate preparing the client for? (Circle all that apply) What assessment findings are different in an aortic aneurysm? Describe a pericardial effusion:List the most common assessment findings in cardiac tamponade1.
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22 2. 3, 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. What is the treatment for pericardial effusion/cardiac tamponade? Steps for Cardiac Arrest (Do Not Use the Textbook, use your BLS certification) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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