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The use of the Einthoven string galvanometer by a privileged few has so thoroughly demonstrated its value in the diagnosis of heart diseases that a more general demand for electrocardiographic apparatus has been created. This increasing demand has enabled manufacturers of scientific apparatus to develop and market commercial models easy to operate and free from the inconveniences originally attached to the use of such apparatus. But unfortunately the training of medical men in the use of such apparatus and in the interpretation of electrocardiograms has not kept pace with this demand. Few courses in electrocardiography are included in under graduate
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Principles and Practice of Electrocardiology.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-288_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):288.
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