Information is transferred on thermal paper (chemically treated paper) using thermal energy thermal printers. Thermal paper itself consists of a protective layer (to protect from dirt) and the termoproslojki. Paper quality is the main criterion for obtaining good images resulting from contact of the protective layer of the printhead.
The use of paper in various kinds of appliances gives a quick opportunity to track and record the condition of the patient. So, ECG paper records in a given time interval the condition of patient's heart muscle, and already on the basis of ECG, the doctor makes conclusions — how will occur treatment of the patient.