ECG 1 introduces the electrocardiograph and the recording of the hearts electrical signal. Students learn about Lead II ECG recording and the components of the ECG complex. They also learn to correlate the electrical events of the ECG (P, Q, R, S, and T components) with the mechanical events of the cardiac cycle. After performing a number of tasks designed to promote changes in the ECG complex, students analyze their own ECG recording.
To become familiar with the electrocardiograph as a primary tool for evaluating electrical events within the heart.
To observe rate and rhythm changes in the ECG associated with body position and breathing.
Tasks Performed by the Student
Lie down and relax.
Take five deep breaths.
Perform a physical exercise to increase heart rate.
Relax while heart rate returns to normal.
Rate and ECG signals can be overlapped for easy interpretation of the data.
The baseline can be adjusted for precise analysis and printing.
Zoom in for a closer look at an individual ECG complex.
See how the ECG complex changes under different conditions.
Convenient electrode placement (wrists and ankles).
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This EDA webinar will cover recording techniques and strategies for optimizing electrodermal activity data quality. Emphasis will focus on signal quality for in-lab and remote recording applications, including techniques for capturing event triggers for event-related applications.
You will learn how to – Record great EDA data – Prepare data for analysis – Identify and remove artifact from data – Use AcqKnowledge automated routines – Run Batch processing
Live Webinar Thursday, July 14th 8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET
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BIOPAC’s comprehensive Introductory ECG Guide addresses fundamental to advanced concerns to optimize electrocardiography data recording and analysis. Topics include: ECG Complex; Electrical and Mechanical Sequence of a Heartbeat; Systole and Diastole; Configurations for Lead I, Lead II, Lead III, 6-lead ECG, 12-lead ECG, precordial leads; Ventricular Late Potentials (VLPs); ECG Measurement Tools; Automated Analysis Routines for extracting, […]