ECG Chapter 3

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