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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Does pt have a pacemaker?
    • What kind?
    • After hours, call device reps for assistance:
      • Guidant/Boston Scientific: 1-800-227-3422
      • Medtronic: 1-800-878-5616
      • St. Jude Medical: 1-800-722-3423
  • Does pt need a temporary pacemaker?
    • Symptomatic bradycardia unresponsive to meds
  • Does pt need a permanent pacemaker?

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Last updated: May 12, 2010


"Pacemakers." Pocket ICU Management, PocketMedicine.com, Inc, 2010. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534010/all/Pacemakers.
Pacemakers. Pocket ICU Management. PocketMedicine.com, Inc; 2010. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534010/all/Pacemakers. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Pacemakers. (2010). In Pocket ICU Management. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/Pocket-ICU-Management/534010/all/Pacemakers
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