ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (EKG)

what is it?

An electrocardiogram (EKG) is a procedure utilized to measure and record the electrical activity of your heart muscles. This test is quick, safe and will not involve any discomfort.

What do I need to do?

Please bring a valid OHIP Card to your appointment. If you do not have an OHIP Card, please bring another form of government issued ID such as (Drivers License, Passport, or another provincial health card). Please also bring a signed requisition from your physician and arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to check in. The receptionist will verify your information and admit you for the procedure.

There are no special preparations for this procedure.

What can I expect on the day of the test?

Shortly after you check-in one of our Technologists will bring you into the exam room and conduct a brief interview explaining the procedure. You will be asked to remove your shirt and electrodes and wires will be placed on your chest to record the electrical activity of your heart.

how long will it take

This procedure takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.

how long will it take for the results to get to my family physician?

Your results will be ready within 72 hours

 

For more information about the EKG please email info@corcare.net or call 416.284.4744 to speak to one of our technologists.