I have been in nursing for 33 years and have worked in a variety of settings including hospice, long term care, med-surg, supervision, cath lab, ER, special procedures and critical care. I enjoy working as a float nurse because it gives me a variety of clinical experiences. I am also a CPR, ACLS, and PALS instructor at our local hospital.
Monday, September 19, 2016
MVP Mode Pacemaker
We recently had a patient with an AV pacemaker that appeared to have periods of failure to pace.
The pacemaker representative evaluated the rhythm and said that the pacemaker appeared to be set in the "MVP" mode. The MVP mode works in the manner describe in this diagram