ECG Heart Woes

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Can you name the ECG terms or risky findings related to ECG?

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In what direction is the tracing deflected when the positive wave of depolarization moves away from the positive electrode?
What type of ST segment has the most diagnositc value?
Occlusion of terminal portion of anterior IV branch of left coronary artery will cause infarct in what part of the heart?
What type of ST segment is relative flat?
What area of the heart do V1 & V2 view?
What lead 'looks at' 120 degrees?
What lead 'looks at' 0 degrees?
What is the junction between the end of a QRS complex and the beginning of the ST segment called?
what lead looks straight down?
What is the threshold for significant ST segment depression?
What coronary arteries are likely responsible for MI pattern in leads superior I, II, aVR, aVL?
What artery supplies the right atrium, right ventricle, inferior wall of LV, SA node, and AV node?
What is the area of heart where death of muscle causes Q or QS waves due to absence of depolarization current from dead tissue?
What leads look at the lateral LV?
What type of MI presents with ST segment elevation (& depression), T wave inversion, & significant Q waves?
What coronary arteries are likely responsible for MI pattern in leads lateral V4, V5, and V6?
What coronary arteries are likely responsible for MI pattern in leads anterior V1 and V2?
In what plane do the limb leads view the heart?
What is the area of the heart where ischemia causes inversion of T wave (ST depression) due to altered repolarization?
What lead is used to determine if conduction is beginning at the SA node?
What do you call a Q wave that is greater than 1/3 the height of total QRS complex (as per Minnesota code)?
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What wave, if large, indicates a loss of conductive tissue?
In what direction is the tracing deflected when the positive wave of depolarization moves toward the positive electrode?
What lead looks at the diaphragmatic portion of the LV?
What is the stage of injury if you see significant Q waves with ST segment elevation?
What is the threshold for borderline ST segment depression?
What lead 'looks at' 60 degrees?
What leads look at the anterior LV?
Occlusion of right division of anterior IV branch of left coronary artery will cause infarct in what part of the heart?
What lead looks toward the patient's left?
What do you call the increase in R wave size from electrodes V1-V6 (eventually beginning to decrease in V6)?
What lead looks over the left shoulder?
What coronary artery is likely responsible for MI pattern in leads inferior II, III, and aVF?
What lead looks toward the patient's left leg?
What wave form would you see if the positive wave of depolarization is perpendicular to the positive electrode?
What artery supplies the left atrium, lateral wall of LV, and posterior wall of LV?
Occlusion of branch of circumflex (of left coronary artery) will lead to infarct in what part of the heart?
What lead looks at 90 degrees?
What coronary artery is likely responsible for MI pattern in leads posterior V1 and V2?
How many degrees are between views of the heart's electrical activity for a 6 lead ECG (using Einthoven and augmented leads)?
What lead looks toward the patient's right leg?
What coronary arteries are likely responsible for MI pattern in leads anteroseptal V2 and V3?
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What type of ST segment has little diagnositic value because it is present in healthy people during exercise and at higher heart rates?
What leads look at the inferior wall of the LV?
Occlusion of anterior IV branch of left coronary artery will cause infarct in what part of the heart?
What does ST segment elevation in a resting patient indicate?
What are leads I, II, III, aVR, aVL, and aVF collectively referred to as?
What lead 'looks at' -30 degrees?
How far away from the J point should you move to measure ST segment?
When we say that a lead 'looks at' a specific location, what electrode's location are we referring to?
What artery supplies the anterior wall of left ventricle?
What leads look at the high lateral wall of the LV?
What are V1, V2, V3, V4, V5, and V6 collectively referred to as?
What type of MI presents with ST segment depression & T wave inversion?
What is the area of the heart where there is muscle injury that causes elevation of the ST segment?
What lead looks over the right shoulder?
What lead 'looks at' -150 degrees?
What does ST segment depression in a resting patient indicate?
What area of the heart do V2, V3, V4, V5 & V6 view?
In what plane do the precordial leads view the heart?
What leads look at the septal LV?
In what lead would you expect to see upside down complexes?
What lead looks toward the right atrium?

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