Electrolytes and EKG *Keep Calm* .Nurse On.... and know how hypocalcaemia presents on an EKG!
The Heart Block Poem For more mnemonics, visit our site! http://nurseslabs.com
Lab values courtesy of simple nursing.com
Experiment: Monitor Your Heart Rate with the SpikerShield Electrocardiogram (EKG)
The electrical impulse moves through the heart as it contracts between 60 to 140 times a minute, depending on age of person. The contractions of ventricles represents a single heartbeat. Atria contraction is a little faster then the ventricles so the blood empties into the ventricle before their contraction.
I hope this can save a person a lot of pain. Wish I'd had this..... Then I would've known I had pancreatitis.
EKG/ECG Cheat Sheet
Maybe I can actually interpret an EKG now..