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What are some useful tips in reading Telemetry strips?


September 21st, 2021

Take a class, so many cool online ones. Learn the basics for each type, block, and treatments. Do not depend on a machine to identify a rhythm, know yours.

September 29th, 2021

I think it is important to come up with your own technique for understanding; like in images. For example, Ventricular Tachycardia looks like an attack of sharks on an ocean...therefore, it can be recalled by thinking of "v-tach of the sharks," or "the attack of the sharks."

September 29th, 2021

Read Rapid Interpretation of EKG’s by Dale Duben, MD. This little orange book is AMAZING.

September 23rd, 2021

Sit at a monitor with a good tech and learn by looking at real rhythms. Sit for an hour before of after work. You will learn lots!

September 22nd, 2021

Practice practice practice!!

September 17th, 2021

Talk to your tele techs. They spend all day looking at your strips. Find the ones you can trust and trust them.