the EKG The diagnosis of BBB is based primarily on the width and appearance of the QRS. Ask these three questions. Is the QRS wide ( > 0. Look for R and R’ ( prime) ( only in V1 and V2 or V5 and V6) 3. Look on the right ( V1 or V2) or left side ( V5 and V6) of the heart. This is generally accurate for the basic right and. How to perform an EKG? An electrocardiogram ( EKG, ECG) is a record of the electrical activity of the heart. While the EKG cannot provide information about the mechanical functioning of the heart, it can demonstrate the rate and rhythm and abnormalities in conduction. Additionally, changes in the EKG may indicate enlargement of the heart. How do you read an EKG? EKG interpretation, and for further reading, the Dubin textbook is the introductory book of choice. This text was developed for use by NYU School of Medicine students, but may be used by any medical teaching institution, without charge, as long as the document is not modified, distributed in its entirety. Assess Your Patient.
Electrodes are attached to the skin surface of the patient, to record the heart' s electrical activity, depending on the type of ECG test to be conducted. Microsoft PowerPoint - CAR- 205 Basic 12 lead EKG v4. ppt Author: ffe39879 Created Date: 11/ 10/ 11: 19: 33 AM. The EKG measures time on its horizontal axis and voltage on its vertical axis. EKG paper runs at a standard 25 mm per second. EKG paper is divided in a standard grid. Because of this and the standard speed, times and voltages can be calculated. One small box on the horizontal axis equals: _ _ _ _ _