ECG Interpretation: The Basics

Part one of a 5 part lecture series on the basics of ECG/EKG Interpretation with Dr Theo Sklavos and cardiologist A/Prof William Wang. This lecture series is aimed primarily at medical/nursing/paramedicine students and junior trainees, but will hopefully be useful as a refresher course for those with previous experience.

The Basics

In this first video we walk you through every aspect of the basics of the ECG including:

  • Describe the parts of the ECG
  • Rate, rhythm, axis
  • P wave, PR interval, QRS complex, ST-segment, T wave, QT interval
  • Identify the features of a normal ECG

ECG Interpretation lectures
References and further reading
ECG LIBRARY 700

ECG LIBRARY

Electrocardiogram

Doctor at Cairns Base Hospital. ECG enthusiast and aspiring cardiologist. Loves SCUBA diving and explaining dive physiology to unfortunate medical students

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