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When is an electrocardiogram needed?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Symptoms

One should get an ECG only when they have symptoms suggestive of heart problems: chest discomfort or pain, palpitations or shortness of breath.
Otherwise, one can discover incidental findings that would lead to more (often inappropriate) tests.

In brief: Symptoms

One should get an ECG only when they have symptoms suggestive of heart problems: chest discomfort or pain, palpitations or shortness of breath.
Otherwise, one can discover incidental findings that would lead to more (often inappropriate) tests.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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