Sentence Examples

  • An electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) that records the electrical activity in the heart may be used to check for heart rhythm abnormalities, such as long QT syndrome, in children who have had a pallid breath holding spell.
  • However, because long QT syndrome is so serious, some physicians recommend that all children with breath holding spells have a baseline EKG.
  • The current version (1.0.21) was developed in C++ and QT frameworks, which made it compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux users.
  • Long QT can't explain all incidences of SIDS, but one study found that around one in ten babies who die of SIDS had this heart defect.
  • Long QT syndrome has a medical test that can be done with ECG, but it's unclear how science plans to use this information to prevent SIDS.