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As the preface states, it is the purpose of this book to set forth the basic fundamentals of electrocardiography and vectorcardiography. Included are chapters devoted to fundamental vector and cellular concepts, the heart as a source of electrical forces, fundamentals of conductors, electrocardiographic instruments and leads, normal electrocardiograms, fundamentals of vectorcardiography, and abnormal tracings. There are profuse illustrations and a detailed index, but a scant bibliography. The text tends to be abstruse and the illustrations, particularly the vectorcardiograms, are at times inadequately labeled.
The author includes several interesting and original observations including an apparent relationship of increased heart rate and
Fundamentals of Electrocardiography and Vectorcardiography.. Ann Intern Med. 1959;50:837. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-50-3-837_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;50(3):837.
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