EKG Interpretation

EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction

EKG Interpretation, part 1: Introduction

by Cathy Parkes 3 Comments

In this introduction video, Cathy goes over the key information that will be covered in her EKG i...
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EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics

EKG Interpretation, part 2: Placement of EKG leads, Heart Conduction System and EKG Basics

by Cathy Parkes 1 Comment

Learn where to place the 10 electrodes when performing a 12 lead EKG, the steps in the Heart Cond...
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EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex

EKG Interpretation, part 3: Analysis of Heart Rhythm, Heart Rate, P wave, PR interval and QRS complex

by Cathy Parkes 4 Comments

In this article, we cover the key steps in analyzing an EKG strip: determining the heart rhythm (...
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Nursing Tips: EKG

An asynchronous pacemaker fires at a constant rate regardless of the heart's electrical activity.

Asynchronous Pacemaker

by Cathy Parkes March 28, 2022

A synchronous pacemaker only fires when the heart's intrinsic rate falls below a certain rate.

Synchronous Pacemaker

by Cathy Parkes March 07, 2022

The sinus node (SA node) is the heart's normal pacemaker.

Sinus Node (SA node)

by Cathy Parkes February 28, 2022

See them in action!