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Archive for tag: ECG

Handheld ECG Devices


29 May, 2013 | Cardiology Equipment

The handheld ECG device is an affordable and accessible diagnostic tool for identifying cardiac abnormal conditions by recording the electrical activity of the heart. The CardeaScreen In February 2013 Cardea Associates released its new Handheld ECG device, the CardeaScreen. This device was specifically designed for young athletes; being in-sync with the normal functioning of a [...]

ECG Paramedic Instruction Saves Lives


26 August, 2012 | Cardiology Equipment, Emergency Equipment, intensive care, medical equipment, Pacemakers

In cases of severe heart attack such as STEMI (ST- segment elevation myocardial infarction), delay in restoring blood flow directly impacts the patient’s medical outcome. An audit in 2005 conducted by Canadian hospitals in the province of Manitoba, reviewed ambulatory procedures for cardiac patients. The audit revealed that only 14% of patients received blood clot [...]