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Recording the electrocardiogram

Wagner, Galen, Bond, Raymond, Finlay, Dewar, Lim, Tobin and Strauss, David (2013) Recording the electrocardiogram. In: Marriott's Practical Electrocardiography. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 23-45. ISBN 9781451146257 [Book section]

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Abstract

The standard electrocardiogram (ECG) utilizes the two viewpoints presented in Chapter 1(see Figs. 1.8 and 1.13): base–apex (long axis) and left–right (short axis) plus 10 otherviewpoints for recording cardiac electrical activity. Each view is provided by recording theelectrical potential difference between a positive and a negative pole, referred to as a lead.Six of these leads provide views in the frontal plane of the body and six provide views in thetransverse (horizontal) plane of the body. A single recording electrode on the body surface...

Item Type:Book section
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
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Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
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ID Code:28680
Deposited By: Dr Raymond Bond
Deposited On:20 Feb 2014 12:53
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