Familiarize yourself with an increasingly common, but complex, procedure.
Keywords: ablation, arrythmia, atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation, pulmonary vein isolation, radiofrequency catheter ablation
Nurses need to become familiar with radiofrequency catheter ablation—an increasingly common, but complex, procedure.
Thomas W. Johnson is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. Emily Anne Jadick was at the time of this writing a staff nurse at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where Lynn Knippers is the director of adult cardiology. Contact author: Thomas W. Johnson, Thomas-W-Johnson@ouhsc.edu.