More often than not they suggest placing the electrodes on top of the breast, when the breasts are larger — and we get the same ECG results and accuracy both ways. Poor electrode placement can result in mistaken interpretation, and then possible misdiagnosis, patient mismanagement and inappropriate procedures Khunti I hope this clears everything up. Nice source. The negative pole of all 6 leads is found at the center of the heart. Local policies often also require the initials of the person taking the ECG to be recorded.
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On or under breast. Log In Join Ausmed. It is extremely important to know the exact placement of each electrode on the patient. Cynthia Ystaas says: JEMS Talk: Ensure the environment is at a comfortably warm temperature Jevon