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An instrument used in the detection and diagnosis of heart abnormalities that measures electrical potentials on the body surface and generates a record of the electrical currents associated with heart muscle activity. Also called cardiograph.

e·lec′tro·car′di·o·graph′ic (-grăf′ĭk) adj.
e·lec′tro·car′di·o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
e·lec′tro·car′di·og′ra·phy (-kär′dē-ŏg′rə-fē) n.
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Adj.1.electrocardiographic - of or relating to an electrocardiograph
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They cover the evaluation and management of bradycardia, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, sudden cardiac death and cardiac arrest, and other problems; electrophysiology equipment and testing, the principles of mapping and ablation, indications for cardiac rhythm management devices, and ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring; pacemakers and defibrillators; the approach to patients with wide complex tachycardia; antiarrhythmic medications; and channelopathies.
Practice Standards for electrocardiographic monitoring in hospital settings: an American Heart Association scientific statement from the Councils on Cardiovascular Nursing, Clinical Cardiology, and Cardiovascular Disease in the Young: endorsed by the International Society of Computerized Electrocardiology and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
Disturbances of rate, rhythm, and conduction in acute myocardial infarction: a prospective study of 100 consecutive unselected patients with the aid of electrocardiographic monitoring. Am J Med 1964;37(6):915-27.
The following values were achieved: mean arterial pressure of 90 mmHg, central venous pressure of about 5 mmHg, pulmonary capillary "wedge" of around 12 mmHg with electrocardiographic monitoring which registered rare premature ventricular beats.
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