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How to interpret the paediatric 12-lead ECG

Abstract

ECG interpretation is a core skill for any healthcare practitioner that looks after children. The article aims to educate the reader in basic interpretation of paediatric ECG in a succinct, interactive, organised manner in a way that it can be easily referenced and applied in everyday clinical practice. We include clinical examples as well as age and sex-related reference ranges for QT intervals, P-wave duration, Q-wave amplitude, QRS complex duration, R-wave and S-wave amplitude, R/S ratio and PR intervals.

  • cardiology
  • physiology
  • intensive care units
  • paediatric
  • paediatric emergency medicine
  • paediatrics

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