EKG Placement

Last updated on July 10th, 2020 at 10:14 am

Proper EKG Placement

Proper EKG placement is important as incorrect positioning of electrodes can cause artefactual changes in the ECG. If this happens, a patient may receive potentially harmful treatment.

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Anna Curran. RN, BSN, PHN

Anna Curran. RN-BC, BSN, PHN, CMSRN I am a Critical Care ER nurse. I have been in this field for over 30 years. I also began teaching BSN and LVN students and found that by writing additional study guides helped their knowledge base, especially when it was time to take the NCLEX examinations.

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