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The ABCs of reading an ECG

Shalihin, Mohd Shaiful Ehsan (2015) The ABCs of reading an ECG. Malaysian Medical Gazette. pp. 1-6.

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Reading ECG is important not only for emergency medicine, but also for any medical personnel. Having systematic approach, but easy to be followed is definitely helpful, not only for detecting common problems, but also not to miss any gross findings. Here is one of the approaches, by looking each component according to sequences. Starting with counting the heart rate & determine the rhythm, followed by cardiac axis and ventricular hypertrophy, then intervals and looking at each P wave, QRS complex, ST segment and T waves.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Additional Information: 6934/64334
Uncontrolled Keywords: ECG interpretation
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Shaiful Ehsan Shalihin
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2018 16:01
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2018 16:01
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/64334

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