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An overview of permanent cardiac pacing

24 November 2010

Nursing Standard


A permanent cardiac pacemaker is an implantable device that maintains the patient’s heart rate by electrically stimulating the heart muscle when the natural...

Care of infants, children and adults with congenital heart disease

01 July 2019

Nursing Standard


Congenital heart disease refers to an anatomical or physiological defect of the heart that is present at birth. Over the past three decades there have been...

Cardiac pacing: principles, interventions and patient support

31 January 2022

Nursing Standard


Cardiac pacing is used to treat a variety of heart rhythm irregularities or arrhythmias, most commonly bradyarrhythmia, which is characterised by an abnormally slow...