Interpreting EKG Rhythm Strips. ▫ First and most important. ▫ ASSESS YOUR PATIENT!! ▫ Read every strip from left to right, starting at the beginning of the strip.
Cardiac Rhythm Strips and EKG Overview. Arrhythmia is an abnormally slow or fast heart rate or an irregular cardiac rhythm. The first movement of the ECG tracing (usually upwards) is the P wave, indicating electrical activity that triggers atrial contraction.
Heart Block Tricks from Terry. 1. 20 rhythm strips on precourse assessment with the following matching choices: Agonal rhythm/asystole. Atrial Fibrillation.
Here is a good organized approach to master ECG interpretation. not take a quiz that only shows a snippet of an ECG, a QRS complex or just a rhythms strip.
This ECG strip shows AV dissociation, meaning the P waves (indicating atrial activity) are at a different rate than the QRS complexes (indicating ventricular.