Cardioverting A Nurse Coworker? - page 2
by carolinef_2002 3,579 Views | 13 Comments
Have any of you had to cardiovert a coworker? I'm a nurse and was cardioverted recently, 3 shocks conscious, and was wondering if any of you had to do this to a coworker, particularly a female coworker. I was laying there with my... Read More
- 0Oct 23, '11 by emmanewgradQuote from carolinef_2002I hope you feel better soon to.Thanks for the replies. I might be spending a little more time on the board for the next few days. I'm wearing the Lifecor Defib Vest now. Had a rough week last week and going for more tests this week. Have any of you worked with patients with the Lifecor Defib Vest?
- 1Nov 1, '11 by elthiaOnce I had a Lab tech come to the desk, saying she didn't feel well and had heartburn. She was ashen, grey, and had circumoral cyanosis. We called the Unit manager to have her sent to the ED, and put her on a portable monitor, she was in 3rd degree block with tombstones. We then cut off her shirt and put the defib pads on her. She went straight to the cath lab, then for an emergent bypass.