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As an EKG can be performed over as long a period as necessary, and measures the impulse over a wide number of spots, it can be examined for diagnostic clues that would not be obvious to a doctor who merely uses a [[stethoscope]] or what can be determined from a heart monitor.
 
As an EKG can be performed over as long a period as necessary, and measures the impulse over a wide number of spots, it can be examined for diagnostic clues that would not be obvious to a doctor who merely uses a [[stethoscope]] or what can be determined from a heart monitor.
   
EKG signals are recorded on paper chart or on a patient monitor. EKG signal tracing are described by wave components or segments, as descripted in [http://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/ekg-course-contents.aspx?courseid=301 basic EKG courses]. EKGs are used to detect various cardiac abnormalities. [http://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/ekg-reference-guide.aspx Arrhythmia reference guides]and printed books provide annotated descriptions and practice tracings. Proper [http://www.ecg-quiz.com ECG interpretation ]helps health care professional set the degree of emergency and to make an appropriate triage (mecanical reanimation, defibrillation, referral to an acute coronary intervention or a pacemaker implantation, among others).
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EKG signals are recorded on paper chart or on a patient monitor. EKG signal tracing are described by wave components or segments, as descripted in [http://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/ekg-course-contents.aspx?courseid=301 basic EKG courses]. EKGs are used to detect various cardiac abnormalities. [http://www.practicalclinicalskills.com/ekg-reference-guide.aspx Arrhythmia reference guides]and printed books provide annotated descriptions and practice tracings.
   
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrocardiography Electrocardiography at Wikipedia]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrocardiography Electrocardiography at Wikipedia]
 
[http://ekg.academy EKG Academy]
 
 
[[Category:Medical Equipment]]
 
[[Category:Medical Equipment]]
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