When Will It Stop? Clinicians Are Still Ordering Routine ECGs Despite Recommendations to the Contrary
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For many years guidelines have recommended against obtaining ECGs for low-risk patients undergoing routine health examinations. Yet about a fifth of all patients having these exams get an ECG. Why? Are clinicians just stubborn or uninformed or are the guidelines missing something clinicians are concerned about?

Read the article: The Screening ECG and Cardiac Risks

 

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