Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


Category Archives: ECG Problems

Normal Sinus Rhythms (Assessment notes)


When assessing Normal Sinus Rhythms Remember the following values.   Rate…………. Between 60–100 Rhythm…….. Regular P waves…….. Present P-R…………….  Normal QRS …………..  Normal (0.08–0.12 sec) Basic ECG Assessment Follow these steps for basic electrocardiogram interpretation. Determine ventricular rate. Determine QRS

Quick ECG Interpretation (Assessment Notes)


For quick ECG Interpretation Result look to the following Normal values. Normal Rate 60–100 bpm Normal P-R 0.12–0.20 sec Normal QRS 0.08–0.12 sec P wave atrial depolarization; QRS ventricular depolarization; T wave ventricular repolarization Basic ECG Assessment Follow these steps

How to find out Normal Heart Beat By ECG

Heart Beat

Heart rate The faster the heart rate, the less time the heart has for filling, and the cardiac output decreases. An increase in heart rate increases oxygen consumption. The normal sinus heart rate is 60 to 100 beats/min. Sinus tachycardia

ECG Problem # 7

ECG # 7

This ECG was recorded in the A & E department from a 55-year-old man who had had chest pain at rest for 6 h. There were no abnormal physical findings, and his plasma troponin level was normal. What does the

ECG Problem # 6

ECG Problem # 6

A 26-year-old woman, who has complained of palpitations in the past, is admitted to hospital via the A & E department with palpitations. What does the ECG show and what should you do?   ANSWER The ECG shows: Narrow complex