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This excellent treatise on electrocardiography is divided into two parts. The first deals with the electrical phenomena which accompany myocardial contraction and which are of practical value in interpreting the clinical electrocardiogram. Part II applies these basic principles to the analysis of tracings commonly seen in practice. Arrhythmias are not discussed, since their interpretation does not depend on a comprehension of the underlying electrical phenomena. Those conditions which are covered in detail are bundle branch block, ventricular hypertrophy, coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction, pericarditis, pulmonary embolism and the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.
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Electrocardiography. Ann Intern Med. 1950;32:997. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-32-5-997
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;32(5):997.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology.
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