PVC

  1. Do you count the pvc's in the rate of an EKG?The book says maybe,some nurses do some donot.
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  3. by   Tara
    most of the time we do not and our computers do not... since this is usually a non perfused beat.... with pvc's the amount or frequency is usually what is documented
  4. by   Trauma
    no you do not count PVCs when calculating the rate b/c if you do then you get a false rate

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