12 Lead Review
Patient suspected of having myocardial infarction.
May be considered in patients with stable tachycardia or bradycardia for diagnostic purposes.
Attach ECG leads to the patient (limb leads to the upper arms and lower abdomen or legs, and six chest leads)
V1: Right 4th intercostal space
V2: Left 4th intercostal space
V3: Halfway between V2 and V4 on the patients left side
V4: Left 5th intercostal space, mid-clavicular line
V5: Horizontal to V4, anterior axillary line
V6: Horizontal to V5, mid-axillary line