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A proliferation of our basic knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias has been accompanied by the publication of a number of new books. No two of these approach the topic in identical fashion. As its subtitle promises, the present text successfully stresses the correlation between the interpretation of clinical electrocardiograms and the underlying electrophysiologic mechanisms; very modern concepts and findings are incorporated. A broad definition of "arrhythmia" permits the inclusion of intraventricular conduction disturbances in addition to the customary atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmias, sinus and AV junctional disorders, preexcitation syndromes, and atrioventricular block. On the last subject, the authors emphasize their own
Cardiac Arrhythmias.. Ann Intern Med. 1978;89:292. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-89-2-292_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(2):292.
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