WILLIS SENSENBACH, M.D.
During the past 25 years, the science of electrocardiography has been developed to the point where it has become an important and valuable adjunct to clinical medicine. In more recent years its use in clinical medicine has become widespread. Coincidentally, and perhaps inevitably, with the increased application of electrocardiography, there has developed a tendency towards serious misuse of this valuable and useful method. The major reason for the abuse of the electrocardiogram is that its limitations have not been properly recognized. The frequency with which serious errors in medicine are made because of unjustified conclusions reached from interpretation of electrocardiograms
SENSENBACH W. SOME COMMON CONDITIONS, NOT DUE TO PRIMARY HEART DISEASE, THAT MAY BE ASSOCIATED WITH CHANGES IN THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAM1. Ann Intern Med. ;25:632–647. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-25-4-632
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;25(4):632-647.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
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