JOSEPH B. WOLFFE, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
In spite of the fact that the electrocardiograph long ago attained its majority, there still appears to be a considerable amount of misunderstanding in the minds of physicians, including many who have had years of experience in the field of electrocardiography, as to what constitutes a reliable and accurate time marking system.
In interpreting an electrocardiogram, if any thought at all is given to the matter, it is usually considered that if the time marks on the tracing are uniformly and evenly spaced, they must be correct, and conversely, if they are not even or uniform in their spacing,
WOLFFE JB. INDEPENDENT VS. INTERCONNECTED TIME MARKING SYSTEM EMPLOYED IN ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHS1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:1160–1166. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-7-1160
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;13(7):1160-1166.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use