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Ecg electrodes

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Ecg electrodes

  1. 1. Electrode label (in the Electrode placement USA)RA On the right arm, avoiding thick muscle.LA In the same location that RA was placed, but on the left arm.RL On the right leg, lateral calf muscleLL In the same location that RL was placed, but on the left leg. In the fourth intercostal space (between ribs 4 & 5) just to the right of theV1 sternum (breastbone). In the fourth intercostal space (between ribs 4 & 5) just to the left of theV2 sternum.V3 Between leads V2 and V4.V4 In the fifth intercostal space (between ribs 5 & 6) in the mid-clavicular line.V5 Horizontally even with V4, in the anterior axillary line.V6 Horizontally even with V4 and V5 in the midaxillary line. Bobby Abraham Msc med surg

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