HAROLD L. KENNEDY, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C.; DENNIS G. CARALIS, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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.
KENNEDY HL, CARALIS DG. Ambulatory Electrocardiography: A Clinical Perspective. Ann Intern Med. 1977;87:729–739. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-87-6-729
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;87(6):729-739.
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