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Basic principle of the EKG

Basic principle of the EKG

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—To understanding of an EKG
—To recognize Normal Impulse Conduction
—To recognize the normal rhythm of the heart - “Normal Sinus Rhythm.”
 


—Definition of  an EKG is the test that record the electrical activities of the heart.
—Normal Impulse Conduction by pacemaker, SA and AV node.
—Analyze a Normal Sinus Rhythm with 5 steps to recognize an EKG

Step 1: Calcurate rate

Step 2: Detemine regularity

Step 3: Assess the P wave

Step 4: Determine PR interval

Step 5: Determine QRS duration

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Basic Principle of the EKG

An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart. EKG is used to measure
the rate and regularity of heartbeats
the size and position of the chambers
the presence of any damage to the heart
and the effects of drugs or devices used to regulate the heart

Source: EKG

Basic Principle of the EKG

An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that records the electrical activity of the heart.
ECG is used to measure
the rate and regularity of heartbeats
the size and position of the chambers
the presence of any damage to the heart
and the effects of drugs or devices used to regulate the hea