Chapter 6. Determining Axis and Intervals

  1. George A. Stouffer MD

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch6

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

How to Cite

Stouffer, G. A. (2009) Determining Axis and Intervals, in Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311877.ch6

Author Information

  1. Henry A. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179287

Online ISBN: 9781444311877

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Keywords:

  • determining axis and intervals;
  • 12-lead ECG;
  • axis, referring to mean direction of wave of depolarization;
  • left axis deviation;
  • Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome;
  • Einthoven law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Axis

  • Intervals