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ECG Education

ECG Education: Back to Basics

When Editor, Tim Larner, asked me if I would like to become involved in the Cardiology HD publication, one of the plans we had for the educational development of readers was to strip the ECG back to basics. The ECG quiz is very popular, but it somewhat excludes readers that aren’t really sure quite how…

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ECG Education

ECG Education: Lessons 1 & 2

Before we begin I’d like you to answer the following questions regarding the practice of acquiring a resting 12-lead ECG. Are you a certified practitioner? Have you had regular refresher training and assessment since your initial ECG training? How regularly do you perform resting 12-lead ECGs in line with your duties? Now think about or…

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ECG Education

ECG Education: Lesson 3

The next stage in recording an ECG is to know the correct settings of your ECG machine. Needless to say most people assume that their ECG machine is correctly prepared before using it on a patient. Knowing it is safe to use is in keeping with the NHSLA Medical Devices competence. Any practitioner that is…

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