ECG Chapter 4

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