- ECG artifacts are caused by field of the heart potentials over the surface of the scalp
- People with short and wide necks are more likely to have the largest ECG artifacts
- The artifact is most prominent in referential montages using earlobe electrodes A1 and A2.
- ECG artifacts are recognized easily by its rhythmicity and coincidence with the ECG tracing
ECG artifacts in a person in non-REM 2 sleep