Buy this Article for $10.95

Have a coupon or promotional code? Enter it here:

When you buy this you'll get access to the ePub version, a downloadable PDF, and the ability to print the full article.


biventricular, bradycardia, endocardial, generator, pacemaker, pacing, permanent, tachycardia, temporary, trends



  1. Boyle, Jean RN, ASN
  2. Rost, Mary Katherine RN, BSN


In this article, we focus on the nurse's role as caregiver and patient advocate for individuals requiring cardiac pacing. The history of cardiac pacing, new trends, indications for pacing, pacemaker dysfunction and complications, types of pacing, and nursing considerations will be discussed.