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[Old English laedan, to guide]
1. Insulated wires connecting a monitoring device to a patient.
2. A conductor attached to an electrocardiograph. The three limb leads are lead I, right arm to left arm; lead II, right arm to left leg; lead III, left arm to left leg. These are also known as standard leads, bipolar limb leads, or indirect leads.
SEE: electrocardiogram for illus
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Lead (1)." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773527/all/bipolar_lead.
Lead (1). In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773527/all/bipolar_lead. Accessed December 11, 2019.
Lead (1). (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773527/all/bipolar_lead
Lead (1) [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 11]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/773527/all/bipolar_lead.
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