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July 1956

The Interpretation of the Unipolar Electrocardiogram.

AMA Arch Intern Med. 1956;98(1):120-121. doi:10.1001/archinte.1956.00250250126018

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This small book will be enthusiastically received by the many physicians familiar with the author's splendid course in electrocardiography at Wayne University College of Medicine. The present book, the outgrowth of the supplemental manual to this course, was until now available only to the registrants.

It is a superior presentation, stripped of all the mystery surrounding the subject, and it clearly and authoritatively presents all of the necessary basic facts germane to the proper understanding, interpretation, and ultilization of the properly taken electrocardiogram. The author, one of the chief exponents of the Wilson concepts, is widely acclaimed for his painstaking electrocardiographic-pathologic correlations in myocardial infarction and ventricular hypertrophy. This information, formerly available only in the journal literature, is now collected. A special word should be said for the excellence of the discussion of the electrocardiographic changes attributable to right ventricular hypertrophy and to incomplete right bundle branch block. Much of

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