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Who can tell me what I need to know about the term "electrocardiogram"?
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Dr. Leigh Forbush
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In brief: Electrical tracing
An electrocardiograph or ekg is a simple recording of the electrical activity of your heart.
It is used to look fr abnormal rhythms or evidence of a heart attack.

In brief: Electrical tracing
An electrocardiograph or ekg is a simple recording of the electrical activity of your heart.
It is used to look fr abnormal rhythms or evidence of a heart attack.
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