Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A record or display of a person's heartbeat produced by electrocardiography.
- ‘The electrocardiogram is recorded on to standard paper travelling at a rate of 25 mm/s.’
- ‘General clinicians and junior paediatricians may have little experience of interpreting paediatric electrocardiograms.’
- ‘Nurses administered epidemiological questionnaires, made physical measurements, and recorded an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘Chest radiographs, pulmonary function tests, electrocardiograms, and echocardiograms were interpreted without knowledge of other data.’
- ‘The field of cardiology was largely limited to the stethoscope, the electrocardiogram, and the autopsy suite.’
- ‘These electrodes serve a dual function: recording the electrocardiogram and giving a shock if indicated.’
- ‘Diagnosis should be confirmed with an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘The electrical activity of the heart is monitored with an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘Standard electrocardiograms and echocardiograms were normal in all patients.’
- ‘A chest radiograph and an electrocardiogram should be obtained in patients with dyspnea and suspected heart failure.’
- ‘He had had a coronary angiogram and many echocardiograms and electrocardiograms at various cardiac centres.’
- ‘We were already using this room for basal metabolism determinations, electrocardiograms, intravenous administrations of glucose, saline, plasma, and occasionally transfusions.’
- ‘In a suitably equipped ambulance, they may take an electrocardiogram, which is a trace of the electrical activity of the heart.’
- ‘Yes, most of the time a doctor can discover the problem of small heart attacks based on the electrocardiogram or a nuclear medicine test.’
- ‘Monitoring electrocardiograms is useful in many in-hospital clinical situations a well as in everyday activities.’
- ‘However, changes may be subtle and primary care physicians' lack of skill in interpreting electrocardiograms may mean that referral for specialist opinion is still required.’
- ‘Her physical examination, an electrocardiogram, and blood work were normal.’
- ‘Your child's cardiologist may use tools like X-rays, electrocardiograms, or echocardiograms to monitor the defect and the effects of treatment.’
- ‘Contemporary physicians can use highly refined technologies, such as stethoscopes, electrocardiograms, and encephalograms, to detect minimal life signs.’
- ‘Investigations showed a normal electrocardiogram and echocardiogram.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.