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Professor schamroth presents 50 patients selected because the keys to their problems lie, sometimes subtly disguised, in their electrocardiograms. These tracings reflect a smorgasbord of electrophysiologic principles that can be readily digested by any electrocardiographer of intermediate skill, who enjoys such a feast. Each case casts the reader in the role of detective, whose success depends upon his skill in deductive reasoning. The work is dedicated appropriately to Sherlock Holmes, whose terse advice is liberally quoted. The format is that of an intellectual game intended to hold the reader's attention. But after all the fun, there are relevant, pithy discussions,
Electrocardiographic Excursions.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:413–414. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-3-413_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(3):413-414.
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