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(29:01) This week the newbie learned how to break up, interpret, analyze, something EKG wave forms. We talk about the algorithm he learned and some tips from Kelly.
And Kelly says he loves poo poo.
Ron was also shown three cardiac monitors and we talk about the good and the bad of monitors.
Rhythm – regular/irregular
Rate – how do your calculate it normally? Look at the machine. Count 6 seconds. Count small squares.
P Waves (PUPUR) – Present, Upright, Preceeding, Uniform, Ratio
PRI – Constant/consistant, in normal range?
QRS – Equal duration, What is the duration? Normal range? What do they look like? Eptoics.
ST Segment – T Waves
Lifepack 12 and Lifepak 15 from Physio Control
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2 thoughts on “52 Cardiac Monitors”
“I’m applying 25 pounds of pressure…” I had to laugh,,,haven’t used that line in a mega code in YEARS.
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