CHARLES SHOOKHOFF, M.D.; ALBERT H. DOUGLAS, M.D.
Since Pardee,1 in 1930, re-directed attention to the Q-wave and reported a relative frequency of large Q3's, in cases that showed coronary artery disease, there has been an increased effort directed toward the determination of the significance of Q and, more particularly, of a large Q3. All such work in the Q-wave has been based on the assumption that the term Q, or Q3, designates a more or less definite part of the electrocardiogram, and that it probably refers to the activation of a fairly definite part of the heart. In this paper we shall attempt an analysis of the
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SHOOKHOFF C, DOUGLAS AH. THE "Q" DEFLECTION IN NORMAL AND ABNORMAL HUMAN ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS(THE "Q" DEFLECTION IN NORMAL AND ABNORMAL HUMAN ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS*). Ann Intern Med. 1934;8:177–191. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-8-2-177
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;8(2):177-191.
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