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