Posted: February 22nd, 2018
Frequent artifact on the ECG monitor : 3 Best Ways to Resolve the Issue
A nurse notices frequent artifact on the ECG monitor for a client whose leads are connected by cable to a console at the bedside.
The nurse examines the client to determine the cause. Which of the following items is unlikely to be responsible for the artifact?
1. Frequent movement of the client
2. Tightly secured cable connections
3. Leads applied over hairy areas
4. Leads applied to the limbs