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EKG can show false positive readings for diagnosing heart condition

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12 Nov 2016 - General
 
ECG or EKG, whatever you say , can not be used as a standalone diagnostic tool for heart disease. It only records the electrical activity of heart, nothing else. So, it can show the changes in electrical activity in those conditions where electrical activity is affected. ECG is very helpful as an aid to diagnose some conditions like myocardial infarction, heart block etc. It give a rapid result and may be life saving for MI patient. But the ECG findings may be affected by different physical and ...
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