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What is an ECG? A brief introduction

In this step, our course lead educator Jo gives us an overview about what an electrocardiogram (ECG) is.

An electrocardiogram – or ECG – is a simple and useful test which records the rhythm and electrical activity of your heart.

Watch the presentation to see what is measured on the ECG recording and how the leads relate to different viewpoints of the heart.

As this is a powerpoint presentation, we’ve also created an illustrated transcript for you to download in the download section.

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ECG Assessment: an Introduction for Healthcare Providers

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