The telemetry nurse is reviewing a rhythm strip for a client with a 2nd degree type II heart block. The nurse notes a QRS complex of 0.16 seconds, no measurable PR interval, and a regular R to R and P to P interval. There is not a 1:1 ratio of QRS:P. The nurse assesses the client and determines the client is responsive but dizzy with a pulse rate of 50 bpm. Which action by the nurse is most appropriate?
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