Update to Practice Standards for Electrocardiographic Monitoring in Hospital Settings
Published: October 03, 2017
- Goals for electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring have expanded from simple heart rate and rhythm determination to encompass additional purposes, some involving complex diagnoses.
- This update to the practice standards reviews the evidence and offers recommendations for continuous ECG monitoring in hospital settings.
- Topics covered include arrhythmia, ischemia, QTc monitoring, alarm management, staff education and documentation.