G. E. BURCH, M.D., F.A.C.P.; N. DEPASQUALE, M.D.; G. MALARET, M.D.
During the course of routine interpretations of electrocardiograms, tracings are sometimes encountered which are difficult to interpret. The limitations in interpretation become evident if the patients are followed to autopsy. There are many aspects of electrocardiography which remain vague. Nevertheless, being responsible for his patient, the clinician must make every effort to obtain as much useful information as possible from the data accumulated in the clinical study. Classic electrocardiographic changes are easy to recognize and to relate properly to the clinical state of the patient, but tracings which fail to demonstrate configurations characteristic of the underlying cardiac disease can be
BURCH GE, DEPASQUALE N, MALARET G. SELECTED PROBLEMS IN ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY12. Ann Intern Med. 1960;52:587–601. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-52-3-587
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;52(3):587-601.
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