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Students commonly find it difficult to use a textbook to learn electrocardiography. Dr. Riseman hopes to avoid one pitfall in the learning process by postponing the presentation of the details of electrophysiology until late in his book. Rather, the reader is carried forward from several brief introductory chapters, which provide adequate basic information, through a systematic study of the normality and abnormality of each component of the electrocardiographic complex, the P-Q-R-S-T. The unipolar and precordial leads are then discussed before the specific basic electrocardiographic patterns are considered. One section, new to this edition, deals with frequently encountered problems in interpretation,
P-Q-R-S-T. A Guide to Electrocardiogram Interpretation.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:241. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-1-241_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(1):241.
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