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Multi-authored by eminent pediatric cardiologists, this text is a well written, reasonably comprehensive treatise which stresses the clinical applications of electrocardiography in pediatric practice. Basic principles are reviewed briefly, but not in sufficient depth to enlighten the uninitiated. The text provides a detailed analysis of the normal electrocardiogram (EKG) through the age levels of childhood, useful criteria for recognition of chamber overload and describes the EKG changes seen with common cardiac malformations, stressing the hemodynamic basis for these changes. Additional chapters discuss the EKG findings in acute rheumatic fever, in the myocardiopathies, in electrolyte disorders and in the common childhood
Electrocardiography in Infants and Children.. Ann Intern Med. ;65:385. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-2-385_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(2):385.
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