Temporary Pacing Threshold Checks

Author: Dr Josh Mclarty
Peer Reviewer: Dr Ken Hoffman

It is important to understand Temporary Pacing Threshold Checks when caring for post-operative patients in cardiac ICU. This 9 minute video tutorial discusses:

  1. Why we do pacing checks
  2. Setup and checking for safety
  3. Sensitivity threshold checks
  4. Output threshold checks
  5. Finishing the check

You might also want to review the previous video on Temporary epicardial pacing and sensitivity.

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Finally, this video was made possible by an education project grant awarded by The Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Foundation, a charity dedicated to improving the care of critically ill patients by raising funds for clinical research projects as well as the education of health professionals responsible for intensive care.

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