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Flavin EKG101 2019
Flavin EKG 101 week 2 2019
|Electrocardiography is the test most frequently used in the diagnosis of _____ disease in the ambulatory care setting.
|The electrocardiograph records both the intensity and the actual time it takes for each part of the _______ cycle to occur.
|An irregular cardiac rhythm is called a(n) _____________.
|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.
|Standardization has been determined by international agreement so that an ECG can be ______ in the same way anywhere in the world.
|An artifact is unwanted, erratic movement of the __________ on the paper resulting from outside interference.
|Baseline interruption occurs when the _____ connection has been interrupted.
|The physician can determine two important heart functions when interpreting the ECG: heart rate and heart ______.
|The implantation of a(n) _______________ into a patient sometimes corrects cardiac conduction system abnormalities.
|A pulse of 106 would be considered?
|Under 50 bpm is called: ___
|s/s of MI could be:
|chest pain, SOB, jaw pain, pain in the neck radiating down the left arm.
|Is an EKG the same as an EEG?
|If you have a flat line on the EKG paper it could mean that the electrode was not ___.
|attached to the patient
|Where does V1 go?
|The right side of the chest over the 4th intercostal space.
|RA stands for which limb?
|Why is it called a 12 lead?
|because it takes 12 views of the heart
|What is cardiac arrest?
|The heart stops completely.
|What are some benefits to a digital EKG?
|Quick access, saves time and can store up to 300 records.
|3 facts about the EKG paper.
|Sensitive to heat, pressure and is costly.
|How do you know the EKG paper is about to run out?
|The red line on the top will appear such as a receipt.
|You should make sure the pt is doing what before hitting the capture button on the EKG machine.
|Uncross their legs, lay still and do not talk.
|If a pt has an amputation of an arm you would apply the arm leads where?
|below the collar bone bilaterally.
|Using alcohol on the patient is to:
|Remove any oil, lotions, perfume and or topical applications from the skin to allow for better conduction.
|The pt. should always sign a___________ before the EKG is obtained.
|How many phases of an MI are there?
|A defibrillator is:
|A device that delivers a shock to the heart. (often to shock back into a rhythm.
|What information is obtained about the pt. to include with their EKG?
|Name, DOB, medication and any cardiac or htn hx.
|The EKG recording can appear shaky or move up or down off the baseline if ____ happens.
|Muscle tremors, movement or interference.