TITLE

Errors of Computer Electrocardiography Revisited: Reflection on the Fifth Dimension of Electrocardiography

AUTHOR(S)
RuDusky, Basil M.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Angiology;Nov2013, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p646
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various studies on errors of computer electrocardiography (ECG). In one of the studies, the error rate of computer in 6938 consecutive, nonrandomized ECG was 48.4 percent. It is stated that wrong computer-based ECG interpretation is causing incorrect treatment and diagnostic studies. Another study, conducted by the American College of Cardiology, found a correction rate of 56 percent in 2500 ECGs.
ACCESSION #
90483733

 

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