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Descriptor in English: Electrocardiography
Descriptor in Spanish: Electrocardiografía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Eletrocardiografia
Descriptor in French: Électrocardiographie
Entry term(s): ECG
EKG
Electrocardiogram
Electrocardiograms
Electrocardiograph
Electrocardiographs
Tree number(s): E01.370.370.380.240
E01.370.405.240
Scope note: Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
DE drug effects
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS UI: 4634
Descriptor UI: D004562
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Electrocardiography - Preferred
Concept UI M0007174
Scope note Recording of the moment-to-moment electromotive forces of the HEART as projected onto various sites on the body's surface, delineated as a scalar function of time. The recording is monitored by a tracing on slow moving chart paper or by observing it on a cardioscope, which is a CATHODE RAY TUBE DISPLAY.
Preferred term Electrocardiography
Entry term(s) ECG
EKG
Electrocardiogram - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0447818
Preferred term Electrocardiogram
Entry term(s) Electrocardiograms
Electrocardiograph - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0540456
Preferred term Electrocardiograph
Entry term(s) Electrocardiographs



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