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What is an EKG? How they perform this?

I know its a test for your heart, but how does the test work? Do they hook you up to a machine? and what does it test for?
Asked On : Thu, 10 Dec 2009
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  Anonymous's Response
hi it is elctrio cardiogram ECG leads will be connected over ches and limbs through a machine elctrical activity is measured.i e. ECG/ an idea how your heart is functioning
Answered: Thu, 31 Mar 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Nirmal's  Response
hi welcome to healthcare magic
The electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a diagnostic tool that measures and records the electrical activity of the heart in exquisite detail. Interpretation of these details allows diagnosis of a wide range of heart conditions
Answered: Sun, 5 Jun 2011
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all they do is put little sticky circles on you and they have a few wires on them that connect to a machine. Don't worry, there is no pain involved at all. I think they just are to see how your heart rate is. :-)
Answered: Thu, 10 Dec 2009
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