What Is An EKG
By Heart Disease on June 11, 2021
An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a picture produced by an electrocardiograph. An EKG records the electrical activity of the heart over a short period of time. Its name is made of different parts: electro, because it is related to electric, cardio, Greek for heart, gram, a Greek root meaning “to write”.
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What Does An Abnormal EKG Mean
By Heart Disease on January 19, 2014
EKGs are used as a preventative measure for people who have a family history of heart disease.If a patient complains of chest pain or irregular heart beat the doctor will probably do an EKG.
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