Cardioversion

DOCUMENTATION

PROCEDURE NOTE

CARDIOVERSION

PROCEDURE NOTE: Electrical Cardioversion

Performed by: [Provider Name]

Indication: [Atrial Fibrillation]

Universal Protocol: a time out was performed and the correct patient and procedure were verified

Consent: [written consent obtained]

Patient was placed on continuous cardiac monitoring and continuous pulse oximetry. Supplemental oxygen was administered via nasal cannula. Electrodes were placed in an [anterior/posterior] fashion. After appropriate level of sedation was achieved (please see separate sedation procedure note), synchronized cardioversion was performed at [   ] joules with [successful conversion to sinus rhythm].

Complications:  [None, patient tolerated the procedure well]