EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction

July 11, 2020 1 min read 3 Comments

In this introduction video, Cathy goes over the key information that will be covered in her EKG interpretation video series, which is intended to help nurses, nursing students, and other medical professionals/students understand and interpret electrocardiogram results.
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EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics

July 10, 2020 5 min read 2 Comments

Learn where to place the 10 electrodes when performing a 12 lead EKG, the steps in the Heart Conduction System, and how those steps are reflected on an EKG waveform. Plus EKG basics, including: duration of small boxes and big boxes, and expected amplitude and duration of the EKG components.
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EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex - LevelUpRN

EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex

July 09, 2020 5 min read 4 Comments

In this article, we cover the key steps in analyzing an EKG strip: determining the heart rhythm (regular vs. irregular), determining the heart rate using small box method vs. big box method vs. 6-second strip method; P waves; PR intervals; and QRS complexes.
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Nursing Tips: EKG Interpretation

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