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Ecg Final

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1.  All of the following rhythms usually find the patient in situations requiring immediate emergency interventions except  P149  
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  The two most common types of ambulatory monitoring are P210
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Who should always be present during an exercise electrocardiography? P192
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  What does the ST segment in the figure below indicate? P187
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B.
C.
D.
5.  The P wave represents. P41
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Reasons for performing an ECG include all of the following except to
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  If a patient refuses to have an ECG performed, your next step in performing an ECG is to P83
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  Which procedure does not require an informed consent with the patient signing a consent form? P198
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  Analyzing the shape of the P waves to see if they are all the same shape is to determine if P41
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  The QRS complex represents P41
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Which of the following is a common stress test protocol? 196
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B.
C.
D.
12.  When estimating the heart rate with the 6-second method, you must located 6-seconds on a rhythm strip, count the number of complexes, and multiply by P70
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B.
C.
D.
13.  Identify the following rhythm: P138
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  In order to be able to interpret the information, the ECG machine will_______the recording in augmented leads P56
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  Electrical safety is maintained while performing an ECG by all of the following except P90
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Identify the following rhythm: P154
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  Identify the basic functions of the electrocardiograph. P60
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  The normal QRS complex duration measurement is P42
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  After recognizing artifact on the ECG tracing, you notice that the patient is oily and the electrodes will not stay on the chest during the monitoring. What should you do next? P93
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The ST segment represents. P41
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  The purpose of ambulatory monitoring is to document the electrical activity in the heart and identify any abnormal heart behaviors when P217
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  As you are conducting a 12-lead ECG, a red line appears at the bottom of your ECG graph paper. What does this mean?
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  Identify the health conditions that prevents patients from participating in exercise electrocardography: P193
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
24.  Asystole or a flat line occurs on the ECG tracing but your patient is talking to you after the procedure. What is the potential problem with the ECG setup? P96
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  Your patient asks questions about the reason for his ECG after you explain the procedure to him. Your next step would be to
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  Which type of monitoring requires the patient to activate the monitor while the patient is experiencing symptoms? P213
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Ways to reduce or prevent heart disease or stroke include
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  The ECG tracing has a wandering baseline through leads I, II, III, aVR aVF, and aVL. What leads need to be assessed for proper application, tension on leads, and possible electrode replacement? P55
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  Identify the following rhythm: P132
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  The ECG waveform is indicative of
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  The following rhythm occurred after the patient had recently been treated for a fast heart rate. What should you to do now about the patient?  
A.
B.
C.
32.  What component are essential to perform an ECG?
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  Determining the type of ECG rhythm the patient has, the ECG technician is required to evaluate the components of the ECG rhythm strip including all the following except
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Which type of atrial ventricular block tends to progress quickly to third-degree AV block or complete heart block? P143
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  Electronic pacemakers function and are effective based upon the principle of  P158
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  The steps in evaluating a pacemaker ECG tracing include all of the following except:  P160
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  You have just received a new ECG machine at your place of employment. What are the essential components that you need to do prior to using the new ECG machine on a patient?
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Atrioventricular pacing is similar to what characteristics of the heart? P118,160
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  The signal processing occurs inside the ECG machine, and it     P60
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Your patient has a cast on his lower left leg. The location of the limb electrodes is
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  An ECG monitor technician's main responsibility is to
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  The normal PR interval is   P42
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Oxygenated blood travels through the heart via the:  P33
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  General day-to-day care and maintenance of the ECG machine includes  P99
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  The electrocardiogram is a study of  P 2
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  The proper location to place the V1 lead is the  P86
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  The Einthoven triangle is formed by the following three limb leads P55
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  An informed consent is required for an exercise electrocardiography. The informed consent implies that the patient understandes  P190
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  The ECG technician's responsibility during an exercise electrocardiograph includes all of the following except:  P5
A.
B.
C.
D.
50.  The procedure of preventing transfer of infection from one patient to another can be done by following P14 or 89
A.
B.
C.
D.
51.  When performing an ECG, what procedures must you always follow to prevent spread of infection?  P14 or 89
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  Each little box on the ECG paper horizontally represents P69
A.
B.
C.
D.
53.  While the ECG technician is performing an ECG tracing, the patient has a seizure. What is the ECG technician's responsibility?  P105
A.
B.
C.
D.
54.  You are recording an ECG tracing on a female patient who has had a mastectomy. Your responsibilties include P102
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  What is the basic patient care and treatment for the rhythm pictured? P156
A.
B.
C.
D.
56.  Identify some of the topics nesessary to teach the patient prior to staring the ambulatory monitoring procedure. P218-219
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  Your patient asks you to explain the results of the exercise electrocardiography. Your response is to P188
A.
B.
C.
D.
58.  Identify the following rhythm: P145
A.
B.
C.
D.
59.  Sinus bradycardia (SB) has the same criteria as sinus rhythm with the only difference being that the  P124
A.
B.
C.
D.
60.  The ECG complexes are determined to occur in a regular pattern. What method do you use to best calculate the heart rate?  P70
A.
B.
C.
D.
61.  A patient states " I don't want to be shocked with the electricity" while you are setting up a Holter monitor. Your best response is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
62.  Leaving the patient's chart in a full waiting room while you help someone to the exam room could be considered
A.
B.
C.
D.
63.  What is the single most important procedure you can perform to prevent spread of infection?  P18
A.
B.
C.
D.
64.  Identify the types of Holter monitoring available for patients. P211 and 213
A.
B.
C.
D.
65.  How can the ECG technician maintain infection control during the performance of an ECG procedure?  P89
A.
B.
C.
D.
66.  The ECG graph paper consists of time horizontally and voltage vertically. What is the time and voltage represented with 1 large box? P69
A.
B.
C.
D.
67.  Identify the following rhythm: P124
A.
B.
C.
D.
68.  Which type of ambulatory monitoring is performed in a medical facility? P210
A.
B.
C.
D.
69.  Prior to performing an ECG, all of the following information needs to be identified on the requisition or consult except: P80
A.
B.
C.
D.
70.  Who invented the first electrocardiograph? P4
A.
B.
C.
D.
71.  Which of the following is an important consideration when applying electrodes to the skin of an elderly patient? P222
A.
B.
C.
D.
72.  The quality of the heart to initiate an electrical impulse without being stimulated by another independent source is called P37
A.
B.
C.
D.
73.  Which of the following is an abnormal symptom that should be recorded during ambulatory monitoring? P208
A.
B.
C.
D.
74.  The ECG technician is placing chest leads on the child and there doesn't appear to be enough room to place the five chest leads on the left side of the chest. The ECG technician should  P102
A.
B.
C.
D.
75.  Before operating the ECG machine, make sure that you have done all of the following except:
A.
B.
C.
D.
76.  The time frame that an exercise electrocardiography takes is P191
A.
B.
C.
D.
77.  The steps to performing an exercise electrocardiography include  P193
A.
B.
C.
D.
78.  Often it is difficult to read the ECG tracing when the rate is fast. Where should you set the speed control rate to be able to interpret the ECG tracing more easily? P62
A.
B.
C.
D.
79.  Your responsibilities to care for a patient with complete heart block include P145
A.
B.
C.
D.
80.  Identify the following rhythm: P156
A.
B.
C.
D.
81.  Blood returns to the heart via veins. The largest vein is the  P32
A.
B.
C.
D.
82.  All of the following are uses for exercise electrocardiography except to:  P187
A.
B.
C.
D.
83.  The SA node will send an electrical impulse at a rate of P38
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  Measuring the PR interval requires the ECG technician to measure the period of time represented by the P42
A.
B.
C.
D.
85.  All of the following are types of leads from the 12 lead ECG except P55
A.
B.
C.
D.
86.  The normal range of the PR interval is P42
A.
B.
C.
D.
87.  During the procedure, you notice the patient to have a pale color skin, shortness of breath, and heavy amount of perspiration. You know that the patient is experiencing
A.
B.
C.
D.
88.  Bundle branch block rhythm often has similarities to a sinus complex, with the distinguishing criteria of  P148
A.
B.
C.
D.
89.  QRS duration measurement is essential to determine the time it takes for P41
A.
B.
C.
D.
90.  If you can't identify an R wave on the ECG tracing, which of the following waves would you use to determine the regularity of the ventricles? P116
A.
B.
C.
D.
91.  To obtain a 12-lead ECG tracing, you must apply how many electrodes to the patient? P53
A.
B.
C.
D.
92.  The 12-lead ECG has been ordered "stat" or immediately. after you have all the electrodes on, the lead cable wires are attached. You notice that the lead wires are looped and crossing over each other. What is your next step? P88
A.
B.
C.
D.
93.  What do you need to teach the patient about the diary entries? P217
A.
B.
C.
D.
94.  Diastole is the____________phase of the heart. P35
A.
B.
C.
D.
95.  If you have a patient who can only sign with an "X", it is important to: P191
A.
B.
C.
D.
96.  If current moves away from the positive electrode on an ECG, the ECG waveform will have a(n)______deflection
A.
B.
C.
D.
97.  Regularity of the rhythm is determined by using calipers to analyze whether the complexes have a regular or irregular pattern. What are the complexes evaluated?  P116
A.
B.
C.
D.
98.  When preparing the patient for ambulatory monitoring, it is important to P220
A.
B.
C.
D.
99.  The gain control is normally set at P63
A.
B.
C.
D.
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