What is the role of ECG in the workup for depression and suicide?

Updated: Sep 02, 2020
  • Author: Louise B Andrew, MD, JD; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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An electrocardiogram (ECG) may be indicated for the diagnosis of arrhythmia, particularly heart block. An electroencephalogram (EEG) also may be indicated in selected cases.


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