Competency in ECG Interpretation Among Medical Students

@article{Kope2015CompetencyIE,
  title={Competency in ECG Interpretation Among Medical Students},
  author={Grzegorz Kope{\'c} and Wojciech Magoń and Mateusz K. Hołda and Piotr Podolec},
  journal={Medical Science Monitor : International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={3386 - 3394}
}
  • G. Kopeć, W. Magoń, +1 author P. Podolec
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Medical Science Monitor : International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
Background Electrocardiogram (ECG) is commonly used in diagnosis of heart diseases, including many life-threatening disorders. We aimed to assess skills in ECG interpretation among Polish medical students and to analyze the determinants of these skills. Material/Methods Undergraduates from all Polish medical schools were asked to complete a web-based survey containing 18 ECG strips. Questions concerned primary ECG parameters (rate, rhythm, and axis), emergencies, and common ECG abnormalities… Expand
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