The Alan E. Lindsay ECG Learning Center
by Frank G. Yanowitz
Number of pages: 377
This interactive ECG tutorial represents an introduction to clinical electrocardiography. In this text an attempt has been made to conform to standardized terminology and criteria, although new diagnostic concepts derived from the recent ECG literature have been included in some of the sections. Each section provides some didactic teaching points, often linked to illustrations, and an interactive quiz. Beginning students should first go through the sections in the order in which they are presented. Others may chose to explore topics of interest in any order they wish.
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