SOLOMON KRELL, M.D.
Mrs. E. R., a 74 year old female, was admitted to the Hospital and Home of the Daughters of Jacob on November 21, 1940, for custodial care. The diagnosis on admission was general arteriosclerosis, coronary sclerosis, and bilateral cataracts. Her chief complaints were those of general weakness, and occasional fainting spells. Examination of the heart revealed poor heart sounds, a regular rhythm, and a blood
pressure of 180 mm. Hg systolic and 70 mm. diastolic. An electrocardiogram taken on December 2, 1940, revealed a 2:1 A-V block, slurring and notching of the QRS complexes, a depressed ST2, inverted
KRELL S. ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC RECORD OF A DYING HEART(ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC RECORD OF A DYING HEART*). Ann Intern Med. 1944;21:903–907. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-5-903
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