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A record or display of a person's heartbeat produced by electrocardiography.
- ‘Your child's cardiologist may use tools like X-rays, electrocardiograms, or echocardiograms to monitor the defect and the effects of treatment.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘General clinicians and junior paediatricians may have little experience of interpreting paediatric electrocardiograms.’
- ‘Yes, most of the time a doctor can discover the problem of small heart attacks based on the electrocardiogram or a nuclear medicine test.’
- ‘Diagnosis should be confirmed with an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘These electrodes serve a dual function: recording the electrocardiogram and giving a shock if indicated.’
- ‘The electrocardiogram is recorded on to standard paper travelling at a rate of 25 mm/s.’
- ‘He had had a coronary angiogram and many echocardiograms and electrocardiograms at various cardiac centres.’
- ‘Standard electrocardiograms and echocardiograms were normal in all patients.’
- ‘Her physical examination, an electrocardiogram, and blood work were normal.’
- ‘Contemporary physicians can use highly refined technologies, such as stethoscopes, electrocardiograms, and encephalograms, to detect minimal life signs.’
- ‘The electrical activity of the heart is monitored with an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘A chest radiograph and an electrocardiogram should be obtained in patients with dyspnea and suspected heart failure.’
- ‘Investigations showed a normal electrocardiogram and echocardiogram.’
- ‘Nurses administered epidemiological questionnaires, made physical measurements, and recorded an electrocardiogram.’
- ‘Monitoring electrocardiograms is useful in many in-hospital clinical situations a well as in everyday activities.’
- ‘In a suitably equipped ambulance, they may take an electrocardiogram, which is a trace of the electrical activity of the heart.’
- ‘We were already using this room for basal metabolism determinations, electrocardiograms, intravenous administrations of glucose, saline, plasma, and occasionally transfusions.’
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