How to Interpret EKG – Part 1

You will learn how to interpret EKG or ECG in several series. This is the first one.

In this post, you will learn about EKG paper. 

EKG paper is usually of green or pink color. It has several horizontal and vertical lines.

The horizontal axis represents Time in seconds. The vertical axis represents amplitude (how strong your heart beats) in mV.

Both, horizontal and vertical axis have light and dark lines. Each light line on horizontal axis represent 0.04 second. Each dark line on horizontal axis measures 0.2 seconds.

Each light line on vertical axis measure 0.1 mV. And each dark line measures 0.5 mV.

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