About the Patient:
A 53 year old female, status post hemicolectomy.
On the first night of the hospitalization at 12:53 AM: High HR alert (191 BPM)Assessment:
Tachycardia of 190-200 BPM was confirmed.
MD was called.
EKG showed SVT.
Continuous EKG monitoring was applied.
Adenosine was given, leading to HR reduction.
The patient was transferred to the ICU.Outcome:
The patient stabilised. Five days later the patient was discharged to her home.
Med-Surg Dep., CA, USA