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September 23, 2013

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JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(17):1568. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.6316

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  • Editor Rita F. Redberg, MD, MSc

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Challenges in Clinical Electrocardiography

  • Jeffrey Tabas, MD, San Francisco, California

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Images From Our Readers

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Less Is More

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Less Is More Perspectives

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