Chapter 1. Baseline Data

  1. George J. Taylor MD

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693964.ch1

150 Practice ECGs: Interpretation and Review, Third Edition

150 Practice ECGs: Interpretation and Review, Third Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, G. J. (2006) Baseline Data, in 150 Practice ECGs: Interpretation and Review, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693964.ch1

Author Information

  1. Professor of Medicine, The Medical University of South Carolina, The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405104838

Online ISBN: 9780470693964

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Keywords:

  • ECGs;
  • QRS axis;
  • basic clinical data;
  • cardiac activation;
  • bradycardia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A Protocol for Reading ECGs

  • The ECG is a Voltmeter

  • Measuring Heart Rate

  • Intervals

  • QRS Duration

  • T Wave and the QT Interval

  • Rhythm

  • Heart Block

  • Atrial Arrhythmias

  • Ventricular Arrhythmias

  • Electrical Axis

  • QRS Axis

  • T Wave Axis