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June 28, 1941

Electrocardiography in Practice

JAMA. 1941;116(26):2891-2892. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820260065030

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The important role that electrocardiography is coming to play in clinical medicine is exemplified by the rapid succession of books on electrocardiography, of which this one by Graybiel and White is the most recent. It follows the plan already established in several preceding books of presenting the electrocardiograms on one page with their description and the clinical story of the patient on whom they were taken on the opposite page. Of the books of this style this is probably the best. The format is excellent and the illustrations are beautifully reproduced. The book is divided into two parts. In the first the authors present a running account of the normal and abnormal electrocardiograms in various circumstances illustrated with one hundred and forty-two electrocardiograms. In the second part they present a series of one hundred and thirty unknown electrocardiograms together with their interpretations. This is not a textbook, as the authors

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