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Electrocardiogram - ECG

Ever wondered what the mountains and valleys in an ECG curve mean?
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About the game

ECG is used for diagnosing heart conditions by recording the small electric waves generated during heart activity.
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The Nobel Prize

The 1924 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the discovery of the electrocardiogram, ECG.
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Reading

The electrocardiogram – looking at the heart of electricity





To cite this page
MLA style: "Electrocardiogram". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 4 Dec 2020. <http://educationalgames.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/ecg/>

About the educational games

The educational games are based on Nobel Prize awarded discoveries and were produced between 2001 and 2012. The games have not been updated since production (including potential scientific facts changes) and are provided here on an 'as is' basis by popular demand.

The games require Adobe Flash Player. Adobe Flash is an old technology with an end of life by 2020 and these games will then no longer work without a dedicated setup. If you are depending of these games in your profession, please advice your local IT support. We do not have the resources to provide support.

We hope to publish a new version of the Blood typing game, our most popular game, in mid-2021.