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August 20, 1932

Klinische Elektrokardiographie mit einem Grundriss der Arhythmien.

JAMA. 1932;99(8):681. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740600073046

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The aim of the author has been to present the subject of electrocardiography in brief form and from the clinical point of view, so that it might meet the needs of the practitioner. This purpose he has successfully accomplished, largely by the omission, or only casual consideration, of theoretical and debatable questions. There is a brief discussion of the principles underlying electrocardiography, the methods employed in taking tracings, the normal electrocardiogram, and alterations due to change of position or increase in size of the heart. Then follow chapters dealing with variations due to unusual origin or conduction of impulses. There is a final chapter on the electrocardiogram in diseases of the heart and vessels. In an appendix there is presented a table that may serve as a guide to one attempting to analyze and interpret cardiac tracings. The book is well written and well printed. The fact that this edition

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