ECG Chapter 1.1-1.3

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ECG Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The number one cause of death in the United Stated every year since 1918 is __________.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a reason that an ECG is performed?
    • A. 

      To determine if the electrolyte balance is normal.

    • B. 

      To determine pacemaker function.

    • C. 

      To determine cardiac output.

    • D. 

      To predict the possibility of a MI.

  • 3. 
    Which physcian invented an instrument to detect electrograph waves?
    • A. 

      Sir Thomas Lewis

    • B. 

      Wilhelm Einthoven

    • C. 

      Augustus Waller

    • D. 

      Joseph Electrocardiograph

  • 4. 
    The first ECG machine was developed in ____________ by _____________. He won the Nobel Prize for this invention.
    • A. 

      1903, Wilhelm Einthoven

    • B. 

      1918, James B. Herrick

    • C. 

      1876, August D. Waller

    • D. 

      1945, Sir Thomas Lewis

  • 5. 
    The main responsibility of an ECG monitor technician is to
    • A. 

      Determine whether an abnormal hearth rhythm occurs.

    • B. 

      View the ecg tracing.

    • C. 

      Alert the healthcare professional.

    • D. 

      All of the above.