[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
July 1967

Electrocardiography in Infants and Children.

Author Affiliations


Arch Intern Med. 1967;120(1):126-127. doi:10.1001/archinte.1967.00300010128036

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


The following book reviews originally appeared in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

The volume is a translation into book form of a recent postgraduate course on "Electrocardiography in Infants and Children," held at the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit. This approach does not permit presentation of a coherent, comprehensive treatise. There are marked variations from author to author both in quality and quantity; there are frequent repetitions from chapter to chapter; and several important topics are almost completely omitted, as, for example, primary myocardiopathies.

There is a considerable amount of valuable information in the volume. Some of the general chapters cover their subjects very well. Particularly noteworthy in this regard are the chapters on the relationship of the standard electrocardiograms to the vectorcardiogram and the normal ECG in the newborn and infant (Liebman), and the marvelously compressed chapter on the normal ECG and vectorcardiogram in children (Namin and Miller).

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