Case Study VI
Neuro: AAOx3, perrla, exhibits restlessness and complains of anxiety.
Pulmonary: Lungs clear to auscultation in all lobes. Respiratory rate rapid.
GI: BS active x 4 quadrants, abdomen soft and non tender.
GU: Voiding clear yellow urine in adequate amounts.
CV: Heart sounds rapid S1S2, good capillary refill, peripheral pulses 2+, complains of palpitations.
Vital signs: Pulse 160, BP 100/64, Resp. rate 22, temp 98.7 F
is a normally healthy teenager. He is active in track sports and does not
smoke or consume alcohol. He states that the palpitations and dizziness started
about a month ago and he experiences episodes once or twice per week.
Diagnostic studies: Na+ 140, K+ 3.4, BUN and creat normal, Cardiac markers all normal.
EKG rhythm strip:
Questions: (IMPORTANT! See instructions below*)
An interventional technique to eliminate this dysrhythmia is:
The basic dysrhythmia course that is recommended as background for this Cardiac Case Studies course is the RnCeus.com course:
EKG Strip Indentification and Evaluation
Please write down and save your answers to the above questions. The questions will be repeated on the "Exam and Evaluation", but the scenarios and strips will not be repeated.