EKG class 9

EKG class 9 - Class 9 12 lead look for rate rhythm and axis...

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Unformatted text preview: Class 9 12 lead look for rate rhythm and axis Acute MI = elevated ST Septal = anterior v3 , v4 Cant tell size of HR by EKG Echo shows wall motion, shows big or small HR, what part is infracted, hypokinesis, extra clue to make diagnosis Ischemia = ST depressions Axis info important- position of heart, mean vector- down and to the left Look for st elevation, q waves inverted t waves Feeling faint = no sign of MI, no chest pain Dizzy common for people with 3 degree AV block Integestion gerd, chest discomfort Angina = ischemia, no cell death Chest pains look for ST segments-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LBBB diagnosis criteria Wide <.12 QRS RSR in V5 or V6 aka dog ears Associated with ST depression in I AVL V5 and V6 Often associated with CAD Beware difficult to diagnose MI via EKG in presence of LBBB look for sig Q waves in > 2 leads : I AVL V5 V6 for help Look at Left Bundle Branch Block on a rhythm strip-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2008 for the course EKG 377:496 taught by Professor ????? during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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EKG class 9 - Class 9 12 lead look for rate rhythm and axis...

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