Understanding the ECG. Part 7: Chamber enlargement

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Sampson, M (2016). Understanding the ECG. Part 7: Chamber enlargement. British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 11 (5), pp. 230-238.
AuthorsSampson, M
Abstract

In this seventh part of our ECG series, we briefly revisit our structured ECG interpretation tool before
turning our attention to chamber enlargement. We discuss why chamber enlargement occurs, and
describe how it can be recognised on the ECG using a variety of criteria. We also consider the
limitations of using the ECG to screen patients for chamber enlargement, and examine the sensitivity
and specificity of published criteria.

Keywords1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services
Year2016
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation11 (5), pp. 230-238
PublisherLondon South Bank University
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.12968/bjca.2016.11.5.230
Publication dates
Print02 May 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited05 Dec 2017
Accepted02 May 2016
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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