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UW ER Guidelines for Transporting Patients on Telemetry

UW ER Guidelines for Transporting Patients on Telemetry - Clinical Hub, References, Emergency Department Resources

Focus

Cardiac Monitoring - Always

  1. ICU admissions
  2. Post cardiac arrest
  3. Acute Coronary Syndrome STEMI/ Non-STEMI
  4. Recent (Within Past 72 Hr) cardiac surgery
  5. Pacemaker dependent with complications/ Firing of Pacemaker
  6. High grade AV block-2nd Degree
  7. Ventricular arrhythmias
  8. Unstable arrhythmia-WPW, SVT
  9. Acute heart failure/Pulmonary edema
  10. Massive blood transfusions
  11. Large pulmonary embolism
  12. Cardiogenic syncope or suspected cardiogenic syncope

Cardiac Monitoring - Consider

  1. ACS rule out in high risk patient
  2. Subacute heart failure
  3. GI bleed
  4. Stable atrial arrhythmias-receiving rate/ rhythm control
  5. Electrolyte imbalance
  6. Cardiac Monitoring- Not Required
  7. General medical floor admissions
  8. Low volume blood transfusions
  9. ACS rule out in low risk patient
  10. Exacerbation of COPD
  11. Stable pulmonary embolism with anticoagulation