electrocardiogram


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electrocardiogram

[i‚lek·trō′kärd·ē·ə‚gram]
(medicine)
A graphic recording of the electrical manifestations of the heart action as obtained from the body surfaces. Abbreviated ECG; EKG.
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The relationship of increased left atrial volume and pressure to abnormal P wave on the electrocardiogram.
On Monday, almost three years after the death of Crosby High School senior Cody Stephens, the Texas House gave preliminary approval to HB 767, which requires students to receive an electrocardiogram (EKG) before they can play high school sports.
Nevertheless, the electrocardiogram has lingered as a staple in the assessment of older applicants largely for two reasons: its relatively low cost and ready access via paramedicals.
3 times as many unrecognized heart attacks as did electrocardiograms in the study, done by researchers at Duke University and Northwestern University's Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute, in Chicago.
SPRINTER SACRE faces a "crucial" workout tomorrow - when an electrocardiogram will determine the superstar chaser's immediate fate.
An electrocardiogram recorded during this admission showed group beating with four sinus-initiated complexes separated by a pause from three sinus-initiated complexes; pauses also began and ended the tracing (Figure).
If you are taking drugs for an arrhythmia, one of the following tests will probably be used to see whether treatment is working: a 24-hour electrocardiogram (ECG) while you are on drug therapy, an exercise ECG, or a special technique to see how easily the arrhythmia can be caused.
Smith's proposal, House Bill 767, would require high school students to receive an electrocardiogram as part of the physical exams they must undergo before participating in athletics.
The CardioGram delivers online electrocardiogram interpretations within two minutes of receipt, and has the additional capability to automatically provide an over-read (i.
These criteria had positive and negative predictive values for tricyclic ingestion of 66% and 100%, respectively, when tested on 299 patients with drug overdose, and the efficiency of the electrocardiogram as a diagnostic test was 97% (2).
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It offers X-rays, laboratory work, prescriptions, annual physical examinations and electrocardiogram tests.