Supraventricular Tachycardia Stable And Unstable

The quiz
You are working in the Emergency Department when a 32 year old female is brought in by personal vehicle complaining of "feeling her heart beating in her chest and head." Her color is good. She is alert and oriented. Her BP is 138/84. Her pulse is 180. Respirations are 22 and the Pulse Ox is 98% on room air. She states that she was sitting watching television when suddenly it felt like her heart was pounding out of her chest. She got frightened and came to the Emergency Department. She has no significant past medical history.


about 3-5 minutes