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Ecg Chapter 4

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ECG chapter 4

  
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1.  A heart rhythm strip is usually run on lead II
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B.
2.  Unwanted marks on the ECG tracing caused by other electrical sources
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Which of the following are ways to correct wandering baseline?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Usually passes through the nipple line
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B.
C.
5.  Front of the axilla
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B.
C.
6.  V2
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B.
C.
D.
7.  Which of the following are ways to correct somatic tremor?
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  The dip at the base of the neck just above where the clavicle attaces to the sternum
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B.
C.
D.
9.  Which of the following would not be done prior to performing an ECG?
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B.
C.
D.
10.  When the organs of the chest are on the reverse side
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B.
C.
D.
11.  An imaginary line on the chest that runs vertically through the center of the clavicle
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B.
C.
D.
12.  Which of the following are ways to correct AC interference?
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  The letter R is placed after any tracing when the electrode has been placed on the right side of the patient's chest
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B.
14.  You noticed a wandering baseling on the ECG tracing. What measures should you do to correct
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Fifth intercostal space at the midclavicular line
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B.
C.
D.
16.  You notice that leads I and II have a lot of artifact while recording the 12 lead. Which electrode is probably not placed appropriately?
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  Middle of the axilla
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B.
C.
18.  Marks on the ECG tracing caucing by another source of activity are
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B.
C.
D.
19.  An imaginary vetical line on the back that starts in the middle of the scapular
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B.
C.
D.
20.  Outer edge of the sternum
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B.
C.
D.
21.  If your patient has an amputated left lower leg, you should place the electrodes as follows
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Universal precautions should be practiced on every patient when performing an ECG
A.
B.
23.  An imaginary vertical line theat starts in the middle of the axillary region
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Immediately
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B.
C.
D.
25.  When the tracing of an ECG drifts away from the center of  the paper; also called baseline shift (it was many causes, which can be corrected)
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  An interruption of the electrical activity of the brain that causes involuntary muscle movement and sometimes unconsciousness
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B.
C.
D.
27.  For a manual ECG machine, lead I should to equipment be standardized and set
A.
B.
28.  Fifth intercostal space, at the anterior axlliary line
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B.
C.
D.
29.  The space between the fifth and sixth ribs
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B.
C.
D.
30.  V4
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B.
C.
D.
31.  To prevent disease transmission during an ECG, you should
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B.
C.
D.
32.  Safety procedures specific to the ECG include the following
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B.
C.
D.
33.  V3
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Extends from the sternum to the scapula
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Which of the following is not a specific type of isolation precaution implemented for hospitalized patients?
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B.
C.
D.
36.  An imaginary vertical line staring at the edge of the chest where the axillary region begins
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B.
C.
D.
37.  Unwanted marks on the ECG caused by electrical activity from sources other than the heart
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Somatic tremors are caused by
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  For placement of the electrodes, how is the ICS located?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  Natural skin oils, moisturizer, and perspiration can contribute to artifact on an ECG tracing
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B.
41.  Should the ECG machine kept clean to prevent infection and present a professional image
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B.
42.  Approach the patient from the____________when performing an ECG
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B.
C.
D.
43.  When applying chest leads, V4 is placed
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B.
C.
D.
44.  The top of the sternum
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Fifth intercostal space, at the midaxillary line
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B.
C.
D.
46.  When applying chest leads, V2 is placed
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B.
C.
D.
47.  V6
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B.
C.
D.
48.  The space between two ribs
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B.
C.
D.
49.  Fourth intercostal space, left sternal border
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B.
C.
D.
50.  A 15 or 18 lead ECG views right and posterior regions of the heart
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B.
51.  V5
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B.
C.
D.
52.  It is necessary to place the ECG requisition or consult order in the patient's chart
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B.
53.  A boney prominence located approximately 1 inch below the suprasternal notch, where the manubrium and the body of the sternum are joined
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B.
C.
D.
54.  When applying chest leads, V6 is placed
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B.
C.
D.
55.  Fourth intercostal space, right sternal border
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B.
C.
D.
56.  What would be the first and most appropriate thing to say if a patient refuses an ECG?
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B.
C.
D.
57.  When applying chest leads, V1 is placed
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B.
C.
D.
58.  When performing a 12-lead ECG on an infant or small child, do all of the following except
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B.
C.
D.
59.  Voluntary or involuntary muscle movement; also known as body tremor
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B.
C.
D.
60.  Halfway between V2 and V4
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B.
C.
D.
61.  Because an ECG is not an invasive procedure, it is not necessary to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when performing this procedure under any circumstances
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B.
62.  Shoulder (deltoid) is an acceptable alternate site for electrode placement on the upper extremity
A.
B.
63.  V1
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B.
C.
D.
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