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sensors:electrocardiogram [2018/11/01 18:55] (current)
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 +======Electrocardiogram (ECG)======
  
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 +===== Summary =====
 +An **electrocardiogram** (**ECG** or **EKG**, abbreviated from the German //​Elektrokardiogramm//​) is a graphic produced by an electrocardiograph,​ which records the electrical voltage in the heart in the form of a continuous strip graph. It is the prime tool in cardiac electrophysiology,​ and has a prime function in screening and diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases.
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 +===== External links & references =====
 +  * [[wp>​ECG]]
 +  * [[http://​infusionsystems.com/​catalog/​product_info.php/​products_id/​197|I-CubeX BioBeat heart signal sensor]]
 +  * [[http://​www.picotech.com/​applications/​ecg.html|Using an ECG with Dr.DAQ]] - This Article has a feasable circuit for use in reading the heart rhythm as an analog signal. **WARNING!**:​ Pay attention to the safety issues on the site. The circuit needs to be reworked for it to be completely isolated from dangerous shock voltages.
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