Getting an EKG (Video)

Getting an EKG (Video)

Espanol ButtonEKG (also called ECG) is short for electrocardiogram. "Electro" refers to the heart's natural electrical activity, which the test records through small wires taped on your chest. You won't feel a thing.





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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