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Paramedic Education at Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York


Lead I, Lifepak 10 external Pacer. Examine the following EKG and select the correct answer

The first half of the strip shows a properly functioning VVI pacemaker. How would you describe what has happened in the second half:

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* This is a pacer that is on but set to zero milliamps

* This is a pacer that is inhibited by the patients own activity

* This is a pacer with loss of capture

* This is a pacer with loss of sense


* Learning objective

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