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Transcutaneous Pacemaker

Transcutaneous Pacemaker: Failure to Capture and False QRS Artifact

Wed, 01/06/2016 - 23:05 -- Dawn

 When using a transcutaneous pacemaker, it is important to remember that the pacing stimulus can cause an artifact on the ECG.  This artifact is sometimes confused for a QRS complex.  Also, the pacing of the chest wall muscles can be misinterpreted as

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