This book contains ten chapters, eight of which are devoted to the consideration of the normal and various types of pathologic electrocardiograms. In the former, variations in the curves from normal persons are pointed out, and in the latter the clinical significance of the pathologic variations is discussed. The ninth chapter deals with the theory of electrocardiograms, and the final chapter is devoted to the description and the operation of the Hindle electrocardiograph.
The author has endeavored to give a general summary of the current knowledge of electrocardiology, referring only to those experimental observations which have a direct bearing on the clinical interpretations of the pathologic electrocardiograms. A portion of the chapter on the theory of electrocardiograms is very technical, and it is questionable whether so much space should be devoted to this particular phase of the field in a book of this type.
The chapter on the description of