ECG Series: Determining Heart Rate and Axis

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Lecture Overview

Electrocardiography is an important part of patient assessment and a skill that all patient carers should obtain. In part 5 of this series explaining the basics of ECG interpretation, registered nurse Sue de Muelenaere provides an overview of determining cardiac rate and rhythm, as well as basic determination of the electrical axis.


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Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience as a nurse educator. She has worked both nationally and internationally. Sue has much experience in a wide variety of nursing areas but maintains a key interest in the care of the critically ill patient.