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Overall Electrical Events

What is an ECG? measured as the Electrical DIFFERENCE between 2 standard points
Where are the 2 Standard Points the the ECG records from? OPPOSITE side of the Heart
What is meant by "P Wave"? Atrial DEPOLARIZATION
What is meant by "QRS Complex"? Atrial REPOLARZATION and simultaneous VenTricular DEPOLARIZATION
What is meant by "T Wave"? Ventricular REPOLARIZATION
When does Contraction occur? FOLLOWING each Chamber's DEPOLARIZATION
What is the consequence of Atrial Depolarization? Atrial contraction
What is the consequence of Ventricular Depolarization? Vantricular contraction
What does Ventricular Repolarization cause? "T Wave" causes NOTHING
What 2 points specifically are often used for ECG recordings? R arm, L leg
Created by: Kristel