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Flavin EKG 101 2018

Flavin EKG 101 wk2II

Electrocardiography is the test most frequently used in the diagnosis of _____________________ disease in the ambulatory care setting. heart
The electrocardiograph records both the intensity and the actual time it takes for each part of the _____________________ cycle to occur. cardiac
An irregular cardiac rhythm is called a(n) _____________________. arrhythmia
Ten sensors called _____________________ are placed on the patient's arms (two), legs (two), and chest (six) to pick up the electrical activity of the heart. electrodes
Standardization has been determined by international agreement so that an ECG can be _____________________ in the same way anywhere in the world. interpreted
Most _____________________ tracings are easily scratched or marked, so be careful not to accidentally damage the tracing with watches, rings, fingernails, or clothing buttons. ECG
An artifact is unwanted, erratic movement of the _____________________ on the paper resulting from outside interference. stylus
Baseline interruption occurs when the _____________________ connection has been interrupted. electrical
The physician can determine two important heart functions when interpreting the ECG: heart rate and heart ___________. rhythm
The implantation of a(n) _______________ into a patient sometimes corrects cardiac conduction system abnormalities. pacemaker
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