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  • ECG Display With Arduino

    So, I am a bit rusty on this but I do want to comment on your suggested lead placements on the mannequin. Right and Left are Patient Right and Left.V1 is placed on the 4th intercostal space on the right side of the sternumV2 is placed on the 4th intercostal space on the Left side of the sternum(on most males, the 4th intercostal space is between the nipples and is the indentation between the ribs)V4 is placed in the 5th intercostal space in a perpendicular line from the left nippleV3 is placed between V2 and V4V6 is in the 4th intercostal space in the left mid-acillary line (from the armpit to the hip)V5 is placed between V4 and V6It is best if you can place the leg leads on the ankles but movement can cause issues with this so most of the time on the right and left lower trunk is fine.T…

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    So, I am a bit rusty on this but I do want to comment on your suggested lead placements on the mannequin. Right and Left are Patient Right and Left.V1 is placed on the 4th intercostal space on the right side of the sternumV2 is placed on the 4th intercostal space on the Left side of the sternum(on most males, the 4th intercostal space is between the nipples and is the indentation between the ribs)V4 is placed in the 5th intercostal space in a perpendicular line from the left nippleV3 is placed between V2 and V4V6 is in the 4th intercostal space in the left mid-acillary line (from the armpit to the hip)V5 is placed between V4 and V6It is best if you can place the leg leads on the ankles but movement can cause issues with this so most of the time on the right and left lower trunk is fine.This will be the way to get the most accurate montages for a clinician or if you wanted to get a book and calculate your own EKG/ECG. they will also teach you about the waves, the P wave, the Q-R-S complex and the T wave.A fun question to ask folks, is a first degree AV block an early p-wave or a late QRS? Anyway, I like this project and will have to try it.Corrections appreciated, I have not performed an ECG since 1992 I think. Well once in a doctor's office when his assistant did not know how to set up the leads so I did my own. makes a difference, before I hooked up and ran my own trace, he was wanting me to go to ER and get diagnosed.

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