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Cardiac Arrhythmias: Self-Learning

Samuel Zoneraich, MD
JAMA. 1987;257(16):2222-2223. doi:10.1001/jama.1987.03390160108040.
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In this informative volume, the author reviews the electrocardiograms of patients with common cardiac arrhythmias encountered by the physician, medical student, and nurse. Modern cardiology has become a realm of spectacular diagnostic and surgical techniques. In the wide field of cardiac arrhythmias, impressive diagnostic laboratories replete with expensive and sophisticated equipment are now in existence in many medical centers.

In daily practice, however, electrocardiographic diagnosis continues to depend on the skill and experience of the electrocardiographer and on the ability to relate findings to clinical experience. From this standpoint, interpretation of the surface electrocardiogram continues to be an art.

The strength of the book lies in its practical approach to the interpretation of various arrhythmias, based on the well-known teaching technique of "self-learning." In many cases, the author also notes the pertinent clinical significance and therapeutic approach in a concise manner.

Overall, the text accomplishes the goal of providing a


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