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ECG Chapter 4

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