ECG Chapter 4

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