Flashcards in ECG Deck (15):
The recording and measurement of electrical impulses of the heart
Amount of electricity
Length of time
The cardiac cycle in a nut shell.
Atriums contact, atriums relax, ventricles contract, ventricles relax, pause
The letters symbolizing the cardiac cycle.
P, Q, R, S, T
What does he P symbolize?
SA mode fires causing Atrium contraction
What does the QRS symbolize?
What does the T symbolize?
The relaxing of the ventricles
What are the six types of leads?
I, II, III, AVR, AVL, AVF
What is the ECG lead most commonly used?
What is the preferred positioning for ECG?
Right lateral recumbency?
What do we monitor ECG.
Heart disease, post surgical, pre surgical, post trauma
What can we use for electrical conduction?
Alcohol, ultrasonic gel
What are we looking for?
A normal wave