Von Dr. Wilhelm Dressler, Assistent der "Herzstation" in Wien. Paper. Price, 14 marks. Pp. 112, with 134 illustrations. Berlin: Urban & Schwarzenberg, 1933.
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This collection of electrocardiograms is intended for the specialist already familiar with the elements of electrocardiography. It endeavors to show several curves of each of the various types of myocardial damage and arrhythmias. The electrocardiograms are placed on the page opposite their description, thereby permitting the reader to interpret the electrocardiograms himself before reading the author's evaluation. No attempt is made to explain in detail the cause of the various changes seen or the mechanism of the various arrhythmias. The legends are complete and contain, when essential, a brief clinical report of the case. The author also outlines the manner in which the electrocardiographic diagnosis is arrived at. In making the electrocardiographic diagnosis, emphasis is placed on certain simple tests, such as exercise and carotid sinus pressure. A differential diagnostic index is appended. The method of analyzing the arrhythmias is excellent and complete. Stress is laid, however, on the more
Atlas der klinischen Elektrokardiographie mit Anleitungen zur Difrentialdiagnose.. JAMA. 1933;101(16):1261. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740410063034