Continuous ST-segment monitoring has been shown to be beneficial for patients with acute coronary syndromes as well as for other patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). This article reviews the significance and value of continuous ST-segment monitoring with emphasis on the value of 12-lead ST-segment monitoring across the continuum of care from the emergency department, to the cardiac catheterization laboratory, the ICU, and the telemetry unit.
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Physiologic Monitoring| May 01 2003
Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring
Barbara Leeper, MN, RN, CCRN
From Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tex.
Reprint requests to Barbara Leeper, MN, RN, CCRN, Cardiovascular Services, Baylor University Medical Center, 3500 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, TX 75252 (e-mail: bobbil@BaylorHealth.edu).
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AACN Adv Crit Care (2003) 14 (2): 145–154.
Barbara Leeper; Continuous ST-Segment Monitoring. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 May 2003; 14 (2): 145–154. doi:
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