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Given the patient’s presentation thus far, would you set up for 3-lead monitoring or 12-lead monitoring?
1.You and your paramedic partner have been called to a home of an elderly woman with chest pain and nausea. On arrival, your partner starts to perform an assessment while you place the patient on the pulse oximeter and give oxygen via nonrebreather mask. During the assessment, your paramedic partner turns to you and says, “Hey, why don’t you hook up the monitor to see what is going on.”
a. Given the patient’s presentation thus far, would you set up for 3-lead monitoring or 12-lead monitoring?
b. If the patient displayed a rhythm that produced a heart rate over 120 beats per minute, what are at least three different dysrhythmias it may be?