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What Are ECG Electrodes and How to Use Them

An electrocardiogram, referred to as an ECG, is a relatively simple and quick test to check the heart. During this test, small, plastic patches called electrodes are attached to certain locations on the arms, chest, and legs. Lead wires connect the ECG machine to the electrodes. From these signals, the electrical activity of the heart is recorded, measured, evaluated, and printed out. An electrocardiogram does not send electrical current into the body. At Danlee Medical Products, Inc., we offer an extensive array of ECG electrodes for use in conjunction with ECG machines. Continue reading