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Electrocardiograph (ECG)

Download our PDF to find out what an electrocardiograph (ECG) is, and what to expect when having one.


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An electrocardiograph is the most common test for heart conditions. An electrocardiograph machine records your heart's rhythm onto paper through sticky electrodes which are placed on your chest, arms and legs. The recording will show if the heart muscle is damaged or short of oxygen. Read more about what to expect by downloading our electrocardiograph test (PDF)

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