How to Describe and Interpret an Electrocardiogram

  • Thomas M. Blake


Sir William Osier noted that the most efficient way to utilize one’s gifts with the least possible effort is to cultivate system,916 and system is so basic to the way doctors think most of the time that they are hardly even aware of it. The order for taking a history and doing a physical examination, for instance, for documenting the findings and recording a diagnosis, is universal. The purpose of this chapter is to describe a similar approach to electrocardiograms.


Ventricular Rate Atrial Activity Atrial Rate Right Bundle Branch Block Precordial Lead 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas M. Blake
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  1. 1.University of Mississippi School of MedicineJacksonUSA

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