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When and why to use continuous ST-segment monitoring

Collins, Michelle L. RN-BC, MSN

doi: 10.1097/01.CCN.0000357483.95106.79
Department: Heart Beats

Monitoring the ST segment for silent myocardial ischemia is potentially lifesaving but widely underused. Find out who should be monitored and how to prepare your patient.

Michelle L. Collins is manager of patient care services education at Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del.

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.