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abbrs for electrocardiogram
EKG or ECG
common way to measure heart function
EKG
a graphic tracing of variations in electrical potential caused by excitation of heart muscle
EKG
conductor connected to the EKG machine that is comprised of 2 or more electrodes affixed to specific sites on body to pick up electrical activity underneath
lead
an eleric conductor is an
electrode
a standard EKG has how many leads
12 leads
these represent what part of an electrocardiogram: I, II, III, aVF, aVL, aVR, V1-V6
leads
standard bipolar lead attached to right/left arms
I
standard bipolar lead attached to right arm and left leg
II
standard bipolar lead attached to left arm and left leg
III
augmented unipolar limb lead in which the positive electrode is on left leg
aVF
augmented unipolar limb lead in which positive electrode is on left arm
aVL
augmented unipolar limb lead in which positive electrode is on right arm
aVR
series of 6 standard unipolar leads attached to chest
V1-V^
EF abbr for..
ejection fraction