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1. What vein is used most commonly as the approach during pacemaker insertion? Why would the femoral vein ever be chosen as an approach?
List 2 arrhythmias that may require defibrillation. List a few arrhythmias that might require synchronized cardioversion.
2. Match the definitions with one of the following two terms: transcutaneous, transvenous.
Definitions: through the skin, through a vein.
Using the terms above, which type of pacemaker is implanted permanently? Which type of pacemaker is used temporarily such as in emergencies? List the indications for permanent pacemaker insertion. List a few arrhythmias that might need to have pacing in an emergency.
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Discipline: ECG interpretation and pacemaker