Emergency Contact Numbers
02920 621 511
Heath Vets Rhiwbina Surgery: 123-5 Heol-Y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff CF14 6UH
V.E.T.S. Emergency Clinic: 180/182 Merthyr Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff CF14 1DL
Leads are attached to specific points on the patient’s skin, and these detect the heart activity. This is then shown as a trace on a piece of paper. ECGs are mainly useful for analysing heart rhythm problems, but can also give information about chamber enlargement, and electrolyte disturbances in the blood.