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Ambulatory Electrocardiography: A Clinical Perspective

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▸Requests for reprints should be addressed to Harold L. Kennedy, M.D.; Department of Cardiovascular Services and Clinical Investigations, U.S. Public Health Service Hospital, 3100 Wyman Park Drive; Baltimore, MD 21211.

Baltimore, Maryland

Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(6):729-739. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-87-6-729
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Advances in modern technology have made it possible to record and analyze the electrocardiographic data of ambulatory persons for as many as 24 h or more. This capability and an increasing awareness of cardiac dysrhythmias and myocardial ischemia as a cause of morbidity and mortality have led to the more widespread use of ambulatory electrocardiography in the examination of patients for various clinical conditions. From a clinical viewpoint, we review and summarize the present state-of-the-art of ambulatory electrocardiography and discuss when such studies are indicated, frequently warranted, or may be useful.





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