Dear Patient

You have booked to have an ECG - electrocardiogram. This helps the doctor  assess your heart and how it is beating.

This is a painless test which takes  15 minutes, you will be required to remove the clothing on your upper body and a bracelets and your watch.

So that we can successfully complete the test please.

arrive a few minutes early for your appointment so you can sit and relax in the waiting room.

ladies, wear socks or stockings rather than tights

have a bath or shower onthe morning of your test

do NOT apply body lotion or oil after washing

You will be asked for a contact telephone number . The HCA will gove your result to the GP that requested it. Following this the GP will review the result and follow up with a telephone consultationto  discuss the reading  -If any further tests or appointments are needed this will be discussed and arranged. If you wish to see the GP for the result please book a follow up appointment,

If you have any questions, please do not hestitate to contact Carolina Wright our HCA  at the surgery.

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