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Questions tagged [ecg-ekg-electrocardiogram]

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Why can’t asystole be shocked?

Why can’t asystole or pea be shocked and could it be paced?i don’t get why If in a PEA, only cpr and pressers are used.
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ECG shows 'Small r only' (pic attached). Resting bpm currently is 85. Im 28 year old female. having hairloss for past 2 months [closed]

Is this normal? I'm a 28 year old female and lately ive had 85-90 resting heart beat due to stress. now im worried if i have any lung or heart probelems. I'm also having hairloss since the last 2 ...
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Standards for Electrocardiography and Photoplethysmography

Electrocardiography and Photoplethysmography are two techniques/devices that are commonly used to measure heart rate. My question is, clinically speaking, what are the standards these devices must ...
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How wrist wearables count breaths?

I am doing a research about wrist wearables in order to understand how they work. They can be used to measure stress levels, just like pupillometry, skin conductance and other related measures can be. ...
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What does Cardiologist require to see to evaluate patients heart health?

I'm a Computer Scientist student undergoing final year project and developing a heart monitor app for both patients and cardiologists. Forgive me for not knowing enough about what a cardiologist ...
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What does “sinus rhythm leftward axis otherwise normal ECG” mean?

recently I did ecg and got “sinus rhythm leftward axis otherwise normal ECG” as report of ecg. What it means? anything serious ?
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Please say what my ecg means

Please say is there any serious issue .really worried.My report says 95bpm and otherwise normal ecg.
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What benefits for more EKG leads?

It seems that the 12-lead EKG is the gold standard for diagnosing many heart problems, but they're limited to fairly short samples (e.g. 30 minutes). Its possible to send a patient home for several ...
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What is the significance of the right lower node in a 12-lead electrocardiogram placement?

Given this EKG limb leads image, I noticed that the function of the right leg node in a 12-lead ecg/ekg is missing. In an actual placement I know this is present. So I need to ask, what is the ...
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What heart condition(s) cause tingling and lightheadedness that are NOT caught by an ECG?

Please note: A lot of things cause tingling in the face + extremities ("neuropathy") as well as lightheadedness, but in this question, I'm only interested in potential heart conditions, or anything ...