ARTHUR J. MOSS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; BRUCE WYNAR, B.A.
The average heart rate of 10 house officers who presented cases at grand rounds increased from a base-line value of 73 beats/min to 154 beats/min in the minute before or during case presentation. The magnitude of the sinus tachycardia in response to this form of nonphysical stress was equivalent to moderately vigorous exercise.
MOSS AJ, WYNAR B. Tachycardia in House Officers Presenting Cases at Grand Rounds. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:255–256. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-2-255
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(2):255-256.
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