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ECG Lead Placements
Standard 3-Lead Placement
1
Standard 5-Lead Placement
1
6-Lead Placement
For a 6-lead placement use the positions from the 5-lead diagram above but with two chest leads. The
two chest leads, Va and Vb, can be positioned at any two of the V1 to V6 positions shown in the chest
electrode diagram below. The Va and Vb lead positions chosen must be selected in the ECG Setup
Menu to ensure correct labeling.
2
3
2
V
5
4
3
7 ECG, Arrhythmia, ST and QT Monitoring
1
RA placement: directly below the clavicle
and near the right shoulder
2
LA placement: directly below the
clavicle and near the left shoulder
3
LL placement: on the left lower
abdomen
RA placement:
directly below the clavicle and
near the right shoulder
LA placement:
directly below the clavicle and
near the left shoulder
RL placement:
on the right lower abdomen
LL placement:
on the left lower abdomen
V placement:
on the chest, the position depends
on your required lead selection
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