ECG Chapter 3

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1.  What will you need to know to prepare yourself for recording your first ECG?
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2.  right arm (RA)
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3.  The horizontal reading on the ECG paper represents__________________, and the vertical readings represent__________
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4.  Which of the following is not a type of lead?
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5.  Artifact filter helps obtain a clear ECG tracing by
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6.  What are some reasons that you may change the speed of the ECG tracing?
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7.  A multichannel ECG monitors all 12 leads but usually records how many leads at one time?
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8.  Which type of electrode is used when monitoring a patient that will be having serial ECG done?
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9.  ECG machines have three basic function. They are
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10.  Which of the ECG controls can be used to reduce artifact? Is it antifact filter?
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11.  When do we reverse the lead placement to the right side?
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12.  Name three augmented leads
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13.  To perform an ECG with accuracy, the best source to obtain specific information about the machine is
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14.  The silver electrodes are kept on the patient who frequent ECG and checked daily
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15.  computerized interpretation
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16.  smallest ventical line or box
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17.  Define: Speed
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18.  How is the 12-lead ECG recorded?
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19.  What is the number of complexes in the above 6-second interval? What is the heart rate?
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20.  one vertical heavy line or box
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21.  What are the types of lead?
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22.  The physician places a stack of charts on top of an ECG report you just placed on his desk. What should you do?
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23.  right leg (RL)
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24.  lead I, lead II, lead III
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25.  Which lead tracing must be augmented by the ECG machine to be able to see the different ECG waveforms?
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26.  five heavy lines or boxes
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27.  What do you do for a Pediatric ECG?
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28.  How to maintain infection control?
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29.  displays the tracing for the electrical activity of the heart
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30.  controls the speed of the paper during an ECG tracing
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31.  indicates voltage on the ECG tracing
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32.  Why do we clean lead areas?
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33.  V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6
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34.  What is the lead involvement of the Einthoven triangle?
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35.  If you attempt to record an ECG and no tracing is seen, what should you do?
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36.  "Bipolar leads" means that
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37.  indicates time on the ECG tracing
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38.  disposable sensors that receive the electrical activity of the heart
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39.  When you start to perform an ECG on a patient, you notice a red line along the bottom of the ECG paper. What should you do?
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40.  left leg (LL)
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41.  What is Code Blue and why are the wires left attached?
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42.  The type of electrodes most commonly used are____________and are used_________________
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43.  conductor wire attached to the ECG machine
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44.  This ECG tracing was produced at a speed of  50 mm/sec. What should you do?
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45.  changes the size of the ECG tracing
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46.  When should you follow Universal Precautions?
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47.  Very fast heart rate may require a faster paper speed
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48.  Whe preparing to do an ECG, you find an open package of disposable electrodes on top of the ECG cart. Would you use these electrodes? Why or why not?
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49.  ability to record more than one lead tracing at a time
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50.  data that is entered into an ECG machine
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51.  Left arm
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52.  What do you do when a patient has a seizure during the ECG?
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53.  Should be set the stylus to standardization to avoid smearing and bleeding
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54.  What is the standard paper speed?
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55.  How many lead wires are used to obtain a 12-lead ECG tracing?
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56.  aVR, aVL, aVF
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57.  You are preparing to attach the electrodes and lead wires for a 12-lead ECG. You are unable to read the letters on each of the lead wires. You place the electrodes and lead wires, but when you run the tracing it looks like a bunch of scratches. What do you think the problem is and how would you solve it?
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58.  records one lead tracing at a time
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59.  Define: Gain
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60.  When recording an ECG and the deflections or spikes of the tracing are not large enough, what should you do?
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61.  amplifies the electrical impulse and converts to mechanical action
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62.  The "multichannel ECG" indicates that
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63.  Define: AC (alternating current) interference
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64.  What is the purpose of the LCD display?
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65.  The Einthoven triangle is formed by using the following placement sites.
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66.  What happens when there is flat line?
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67.  When performing a 12- lead ECG, you notice that the tracing line is very thick and hard to view. In addition, one of the leads does not record properly. What would you do?
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