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ECG Chapter 3

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1.  amplifies the electrical impulse and converts to mechanical action
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2.  What is Code Blue and why are the wires left attached?
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B.
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3.  conductor wire attached to the ECG machine
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4.  The silver electrodes are kept on the patient who frequent ECG and checked daily
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5.  Name three augmented leads
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B.
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6.  What do you do when a patient has a seizure during the ECG?
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B.
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7.  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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B.
C.
8.  records one lead tracing at a time
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B.
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9.  indicates time on the ECG tracing
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B.
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10.  The "multichannel ECG" indicates that
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11.  The type of electrodes most commonly used are____________and are used_________________
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12.  V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, V6
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13.  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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14.  What is the purpose of the LCD display?
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15.  Left arm
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B.
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16.  data that is entered into an ECG machine
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17.  What do you do for a Pediatric ECG?
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18.  What is the standard paper speed?
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19.  What is the lead involvement of the Einthoven triangle?
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20.  displays the tracing for the electrical activity of the heart
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21.  computerized interpretation
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22.  one vertical heavy line or box
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23.  When should you follow Universal Precautions?
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24.  The Einthoven triangle is formed by using the following placement sites.
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25.  changes the size of the ECG tracing
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26.  Why do we clean lead areas?
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B.
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27.  ECG machines have three basic function. They are
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28.  When recording an ECG and the deflections or spikes of the tracing are not large enough, what should you do?
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29.  Define: Gain
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30.  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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31.  Define: Speed
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32.  What are some reasons that you may change the speed of the ECG tracing?
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C.
33.  aVR, aVL, aVF
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C.
34.  indicates voltage on the ECG tracing
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B.
C.
35.  What is the number of complexes in the above 6-second interval? What is the heart rate?
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C.
36.  Very fast heart rate may require a faster paper speed
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B.
37.  This ECG tracing was produced at a speed of  50 mm/sec. What should you do?
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B.
C.
38.  disposable sensors that receive the electrical activity of the heart
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39.  What happens when there is flat line?
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40.  A multichannel ECG monitors all 12 leads but usually records how many leads at one time?
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C.
41.  smallest ventical line or box
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42.  Artifact filter helps obtain a clear ECG tracing by
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43.  five heavy lines or boxes
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44.  To perform an ECG with accuracy, the best source to obtain specific information about the machine is
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45.  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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C.
46.  Which lead tracing must be augmented by the ECG machine to be able to see the different ECG waveforms?
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47.  Which type of electrode is used when monitoring a patient that will be having serial ECG done?
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B.
C.
48.  The horizontal reading on the ECG paper represents__________________, and the vertical readings represent__________
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D.
49.  ability to record more than one lead tracing at a time
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50.  How is the 12-lead ECG recorded?
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51.  controls the speed of the paper during an ECG tracing
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C.
52.  right leg (RL)
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53.  lead I, lead II, lead III
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54.  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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55.  How to maintain infection control?
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56.  What are the types of lead?
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57.  Which of the following is not a type of lead?
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58.  right arm (RA)
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59.  Which of the ECG controls can be used to reduce artifact? Is it antifact filter?
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60.  What will you need to know to prepare yourself for recording your first ECG?
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61.  left leg (LL)
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62.  When do we reverse the lead placement to the right side?
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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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C.
64.  "Bipolar leads" means that
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65.  Should be set the stylus to standardization to avoid smearing and bleeding
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B.
66.  Define: AC (alternating current) interference
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67.  How many lead wires are used to obtain a 12-lead ECG tracing?
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