ECG Chapter 4

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