Position change: effects on electrocardiograms in COPD patients.


The effects of the supine and the 45 degrees angle position were tested for the effect of electrocardiograms of 28 COPD patients. No significant differences were found in five EKG parameters: AXIS, PR interval, QRS duration, QT interval, and diagnostic interpretation. A comfort scale was administered to the sample population. Most (89.2%, N = 25) of the… (More)


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