They detect the electrical activity of the heart and display the waves on a monitor or print them out on a chart paper.
These electrodes are applied on the skin. They detect the electrical activity of the heart and display the waves on a monitor or print them out on a chart paper. Disposable ECG Electrodes are single-use and hygienic. Hence they have largely replaced the old bulb-type electrodes.
Features of Easytrode ECG Electrode
With foam backing which is impervious to fluids
With Ag/AgCl (Silver / Silver Chloride) electrode for excellent electrical transmission
US-FDA approved skin-friendly adhesive
Meets ANSI AAMI EC 12:2000 standards
Available in both Solid Gel and Liquid Gel variants
Available in many shapes (round, rectangular etc)
Convenient peeling off feature
Connects to alligator clip or standard connector lead-wire
Available in strips of 5; 50 in a pouch
Easytrode has CE mark and is also FDA registered.
Storage of ECG Electrodes
The gel should be fresh and moist to get accurate readings. Therefore:Avoid storing the electrodes in warm areas, Open the pouch just before use, Store the opened pouch in a ziploc bag to avoid drying out of the gel
Available in Solid Gel and Liquid Gel variants.
Directions for use
Select and prepare an electrode site according to your healthcare facility’s protocol
Remove electrode from the liner. Apply to skin at standard placement sites
Attach clip-on connector to tab portion of electrode without clipping into adhesive
Ensure that metal of clip is in contact with conductor side(underside) of electrode tab
Rotate clip or adapter on lead wire terminal pin to reduce the tension
For continous monitoring, it is recommended to change the electrode after 72 hours
i. Resting ECG
ii. Stress test
iii Holter ECG
i. In ICU
ii. In operation theatres