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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
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. :-)
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