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patient care technician should identify the EKG tracing below as which of the following artifacts?
a patient care technician is planning to clean EKG equipment. which of the following actions should the technician plan to take ?
wipe the equipment with a soft cloth moistened disinfectant
a patient care technician is obtaining an EKG from a patient who reports chest pain. which of the following changes in a waveform should the technician recognize an indication of a myocardial infarction and report to the nurse immidiately?
ST segment elevation
a patient care technician is performing a right- sided 12-lead EKG.for which of the following conditions will a provider request a right side EKG?
a patient care technician is preparing to perform 12 leads EKG for a patient who has a heart rate of 225/min. which of the following paper speed setting should the technician expect to provide to prescribe?
a patient care technician is caring a patient who is experiencing cardiopulmonary compromise the technician should identify that which of the following structures of the cardiac conduction system initiates the heartbeat?
sinoatrial node (SA node)
a patient care technician is replacing the paper on an EKG machine. which of the following steps should the technician take first?
thread the paper though the roller to the outside of the machine.
a patient care technician is caring for a patient who has heart failure. which of the following should the technician identify as an indication of left ventricular failure?
a patient care technician is monitoring a patient who goes into asystole. which of the following actions should the technician take first?
a patient care technician identifies p waves are present, but there are missing QRS complete on a patients EKG tracing which of the following actions should the technician take first?
report the rhythm to the nurse
a patient care technician is preparing to perform a 12-lead EKG for a patient who is pregnant. into which of the following positions should the technician assist the patient?
slightly on the left side
a patient care technician is caring for a patient who has ventricular tachycardia and becomes unresponsive which of the following actions should the technician take first?
in which of the following locations should a patient care technician place v5 lead?
at the anterior axillary line on the same horizontal level as v4
a patient care technician is performing a 12-lead EKG for a patient . the technician should use which of the following as a reference to compare the cardiac complex during a cardiac cycle on an EKG tracing?
a patient care technician is providing instructions to a patient who is about to undergo an EKG which of the following statements should the technician make?
you should empty your bladder prior to the test
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