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4 Electrode vs 5 Electrode ECG

Wilson leads (normally V1-V6) are so called unipolar leads: that means that 3 extremities' electrodes are put together over a high resistance to a so called "indifferent" electrode, against which you ...
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Bradyarrhythmia & Bradycardia- same or different?

Literally translating the terms would say that bradycardia is a "slow heart" and a bradyarrhythmia is a "slow abnormal/irregular (heartbeat)". In many cases they will substantially ...
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Positive deflection of an ECG

The mechanism is depicted in the diagram you posted, most obvious in "A": ECG (and any voltage measurement) is based on a potential difference You don't measure the voltage at one spot, you measure ...
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Please say what my ecg means

This question violates rules; the only reason I'm answering is because it is normal. It's got a regular rhythm with a normal rate, an axis around 30º, which is normal. All segment durations are ...
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