Roles of Nurses in Caring for Patients with Cardiac Arrhythmias by Installing a Holter Monitor: A Case Study

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Nattira Chanviavit
Umawarat Sarisai
Jantra Keawpugdee

Abstract

  Cardiac arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart rate is irregular; the heart rate is faster or slower than normal unsuitable for the body’s condition at that time. This feature may also include abnormal heart rhythms.Checking for abnormal heart rhythms with an electrocardiogram (ECG)is the easiest and fastest way to examine with a simple procedure that provides preliminary answers. However, for those with occasional or short-term arrhythmias, the arrhythmia may not be detected during their visit.Consequently,a 24-hour continuous ECG recorder with a Holter monitor has been used to detect more abnormalities in the ECG. This article aims to explain the roles of nurses in assessing, caring, and providing nursing care to patients who need continuous ECG recording 24 hours before, during, and after the Holter monitor installation. Accurate nursing care tailored to each patient will enable him/her to receive continuous and effectivecare. The patients can behave correctly per suggestions, leading to aquick and accurate diagnosis.
Keywords: Cardiac arrhythmia, Holter monitor, Role of nurses       

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Chanviavit N, Sarisai U, Keawpugdee J. Roles of Nurses in Caring for Patients with Cardiac Arrhythmias by Installing a Holter Monitor: A Case Study. Nurs Res Inno J [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 14];30(1). Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/RNJ/article/view/260576
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