Electrocardiography: A technologist's guide to interpretation

Colin Tso, Geoffrey M. Currie*, David Gilmore, Hosen Kiat

*Corresponding author for this work

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The nuclear medicine technologist works with electrocardiography when performing cardiac stress testing and gated cardiac imaging and when monitoring critical patients. To enhance patient care, basic electrocardiogram interpretation skills and recognition of key arrhythmias are essential for the nuclear medicine technologist. This article provides insight into the anatomy of an electrocardiogram trace, covers basic electrocardiogram interpretation methods, and describes an example case typical in the nuclear medicine environment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-252
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Nuclear Medicine Technology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2015


  • cardiology
  • ECG
  • gating
  • interpretation


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