This EKG quick reference provides a summary and a sample tracing for over forty conditions. This list can be filtered by rhythm category. Free online lessons. Free medical terminology flash cards. Toggle Menu Practical Clinical Skills. Arrhythmia Guide.
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For each cardiac rhythm category we provide one or more ECG tracings. A synopsis of the cardiac rhythm dysrhythmia is provided and electronic calipers can be used to study each tracing. A basic EKG course is available using the link below. Essential ECG features are explained along with step-by-step analysis techniques.
For many nursing students and new nurses EKG interpretation can be intimidating, to say the least. I remember my first day as a nurse in the ICU. To say that I was overwhelmed is a pretty big understatement. In fact you can interpret ANY heart rhythm in just 5 simple steps.
It is a quick and painless procedure. EKGs captures a tracing of cardiac electrical impulse as it moves from the atrium to the ventricles. These electrical impulses cause the heart to contract and pump blood.