What should be checked in ECG report?

How to Read an ECG

  • Confirm details.
  • Heart rate.
  • Heart rhythm.
  • Cardiac axis.
  • P waves.
  • PR interval.
  • QRS complex.
  • ST segment.

What is the relationship between ECG and pulse?

Both ECG and wrist pulse signal can be invasively acquired and are mainly caused by cardiac activities. But ECG is a signal of electrical activity, while wrist pulse is a signal of bloodstream. Compared with ECG, wrist pulse signal can be affected by more other physiological or pathological factors.

What are the findings of ECG?

The EKG measures: The underlying rate and rhythm mechanism of the heart. The orientation of the heart (how it is placed) in the chest cavity. Evidence of increased thickness (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle. Evidence of damage to the various parts of the heart muscle.

Does ECG measure pulse?

An ECG is used to see how the heart is functioning. It mainly records how often the heart beats (heart rate) and how regularly it beats (heart rhythm).

Is a pulse the same as a heart rate?

Your pulse is your heart rate, or the number of times your heart beats in one minute. Pulse rates vary from person to person. Your pulse is lower when you are at rest and increases when you exercise (more oxygen-rich blood is needed by the body when you exercise).

What is normal ECG heart rate?

An electrocardiogram (ECG) test measures the electrical activity of the heart. A normal resting heart rate is 60 to 100 beats per minute.

What is the normal ECG rate?

The normal range of the ECG differed between men and women: heart rate 49 to 100 bpm vs. 55 to 108 bpm, P wave duration 81 to 130 ms vs. 84 to 130 ms, PR interval 119 to 210 ms vs. 120 to 202 ms, QRS duration 74 to 110 ms vs.

How to do a human ECG laboratory experiment?

Gather all necessary equipment: finger pulse reader, black, white, and green leads, Powerlab, and laptop. 2. Make sure the Powerlab is connected to the computer and open the Lab Chart file titled ECG and Pulse. 4 3.

How is the pulse recorded in an ECG?

The finger pulse reader simply measures pulse and shows a wave or peak as the heart beats. As the heart beats and is recorded with the finger pulse reader, the activity can be compared to the ECG output to provide a better understanding as to what is occurring in the heart. The finger pulse waves are seen concurrently with the QRS complex.

Where are the electrodes in the ECG lab?

By using three electrodes: one on each wrist around the radial artery and one that is grounded on the upper, left foot, we are able to record these electrical potentials produced by the heart. The first part of the lab involves reading an ECG and calculating heart rate by analyzing the waves associated with an ECG recording.

How is the interval between two ECG beats determined?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrocardiography – Waves_and_intervals The heart rate can be determined from a normal ECG. The time interval between two beats is the reciprocal of the heart rate. The average interval between two QRS complexes is 0.83 seconds.