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Ekg isp chapter1

What does the electrocardiogram measure? The electrical activity of the heart
Palpate means? To feel
Ics stands for? Intercostal space
The apex is where? Down and to the left
Proximal means Closer to point of origin
Distal means Further way from point of origin
Lateral means Away from midline
Medial means Toward midline
Depolarization is ? Loss of polarization because sodium enters channel
Repolarization is? Sodium moving out of channel and potassium moving into channel putting the heart at rest
Adult bpm is? 60-100 bpm
Child bpm is? 100-120 bpm
Which limb will always ground out? Right leg
How many electrodes do you need for a 12lead ekg 10
How many limb and precordial electrodes each 4 limb 6 precordial
Adult is what oriented ? Left
2 and younger is what oriented Right
Our ppe is what? Non sterile gloves
The 4 limb leads are what ? RA LA RL LL
What are the precordial leads? V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 V6
Standard paper speed is what? 25mm/sec
Anterior is ? Front
Posterior is? back
Axillary is the Armpit
Einthovens triangle goes from what to what Negative to positive
Created by: Starvalentine



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