[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.144.194.161. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
December 1974

Essentials of Heart Rhythm Analysis

Author Affiliations

Tampa, Fla

Arch Intern Med. 1974;134(6):1144. doi:10.1001/archinte.1974.00320240178050

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

Arrhythmia analysis continues to challenge the student and the teacher. Despite the recent advances that have elucidated and verified many electrophysiologic concepts, the presentation of rhythm disorders in a concise, logical manner, thereby providing a rational approach to this often complex subject, has escaped many authors. Weiss has solved this problem with his new text.

The first two chapters deal with electrophysiology and its electrocardiographic representation in a simple, practical manner. The following sections, which explain common dysrhythmias, are excellent. The numerous, well-labelled examples, which greatly enhance the text explanation, were obviously obtained with painstaking care. The concept of aberrant ventricular conduction, so vital to the clinical importance of arrhythmias, is repeatedly emphasized and well illustrated in its various presentations. The final chapter on approach to rhythm analysis is somewhat repetitive, but it does provide the student with a logical "cookbook" method with which to begin clinical interpretations.

The 100

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×