Accuracy and reliability of using computerized interpretation of electrocardiograms for routine examinations

Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) HTA Report #25.

This report is a systematic review of the literature on the use of computerized electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation for detecting heart conditions as a part of routine medical examinations in healthy adults. The aim of this report is to inform practitioners and other interested parties on the available published evidence on the diagnostic accuracy and reliability of using computerized interpretation of resting ECG to detect normal heart activity in healty or asymptomatic adults.


NOTE: In 2006 the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research HTA unit moved to IHE. Documents produced in and prior to 2006 have different formats; the format was determined by the agency for which the document was produced.

Publication Type: Health Technology Assessments /
Systematic Reviews

Year of Publication: 2002

Topics: Other

Authors: Paula Corabian

ISBN (print): 1-896956-46-7

ISSN: 1704-1090

ISSN (online): 1704-1104

INAHTA URL: http://www.inahta.org/upload/Briefs_3/02-47 AHFMR -Accuracy and Reliability of Using Computerized Interpretation of Electrocardiograms for Routine Examinations.pdf