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An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test that measures the electrical activity in the heart.
An ECG is done to check for any problems with a person’s heart. An ECG may be done to:
An ECG tests:
The test may be done in a hospital, medical clinic or doctor’s office. It usually takes 5–10 minutes.
Being prepared for a test or procedure can reduce anxiety, increase cooperation and help the child develop coping skills. Parents and caregivers can help prepare children by explaining to them what will happen, including what they will see, feel and hear during the test.
The preparation you can provide for an ECG depends on the age and experience of the child. See the following for more age-specific information on helping children cope with tests and treatment.
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Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres, lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment.