Nightshift, ICU and one of your post-op cardiac patients is showing some worrying Post-op Pacing Puzzler Possible Wenckebach Mobitz 1
Temporary Transvenous Cardiac Pacing: emergency pacing via an intravenous device; life-threatening or unstable bradyarrhythmia
Epicardial Cardiac Pacing: the usual means of cardiac pacing following cardiac surgery
Overdrive pacing = pacing the heart at a higher rate than the native heart rate; VT or VF can result -> always have DC cardioversion available
Medmastery essentials video review of cardioversion of ventricular tachycardia using anti-tachycardia pacing (ATP).