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1

Where does C1 go?

4th intercostal space, right sternal border

2

Where does C2 go?

4th intercostal space, left sternal border

3

Where does C3 go?

halfway between C2 and C4

4

Where does C4 go?

5th intercostal space, mid clavicular line

5

Where does C5 go?

anterior axillary line at the same level as C4

6

Where does C6 go?

Mid axillary line, at the same level as C4 and C5

7

Which electrode goes halfway between C2 and C4?

C3

8

Which electrode goes on the anterior axillary line at the same level as C4?

C5

9

Which electrode goes on the mid clavicular line in the 5th intercostal space?

C4

10

Which colour goes on the right arm?

red

11

Which colour goes on the left arm?

yellow

12

Which colour goes in the left leg?

green

13

Which colour goes on the right leg?

black

14

What is the speed of ECG paper?

25mm/s

15

What should the ECG paper be labelled with?

patient's name
hospital number
time and date of recording