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Electrocardiogram (ECG) (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

electrocardiogram, EKG, ECG, heart tracing, rhythm strip, 12-lead ECG, anatomy of the heart, heart, atrium, left atrium, right atrium, ventricle, right ventricle, left ventricle, lungs, blood vessels, circulatory system, blood pressure, oxygen, coronary heart disease, heart failure, angina, heart attack, myocardial infarction, MI, chest pain, heart function, sinoatrial node, SA node, sinus node, atrioventricular node, AV node, electrical activity of the heart, atrial contractions, ventricular contractions, P wave, T wave, QRS interval, QRS wave, QRS complex, heart rhythm disorders, arrhythmias, palpitations, nausea, anxiety, fainting, syncope, abnormal ECG tracings, AED, automatic external defibrillator, ECG results, electrocardiogram results

Author and Editors

Author: Benjamin Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Editors: Daniel Lee Kulick, MD, FACC, FSCAI and Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD


Mattu, Amal, and William J. Brady. ECGs for the Emergency Physician 2. Singapore: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2011

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