Accurate electrocardiographic assessment of the QT interval: teach the tangent.

@article{Postema2008AccurateEA,
  title={Accurate electrocardiographic assessment of the QT interval: teach the tangent.},
  author={Pieter G. Postema and Jonas S.S.G. de Jong and Ivo A C van der Bilt and Arthur A M Wilde},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 7},
  pages={
          1015-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Long QT-Syndrome (LQTS) is a prevalent and possibly lethal disease. Unfortunately, it has recently been shown that the majority of physicians, including many cardiologists, do not recognize a long QT interval when they see one. Conversely, almost 40% of patients referred to specialized centers with a presumed diagnosis of LQTS have a normal QT. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate whether we are able to teach inexperienced electrocardiogram (ECG) readers a method… CONTINUE READING

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