Interpretation of electrocardiograms

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6977.467b (Published 18 February 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:467

Interpretation of the ECG is as much an art as a science

  1. Peter Mills
  1. Consultant cardiologist Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB

    EDITOR,—The ability to measure the PR and QT intervals accurately is useful for preclinical medical students. It might also reasonably be expected of cardiologists. It is not, however, equivalent to the intellectual process of interpretation of the electrocardiogram, as the …

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