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Interpretation of the Neonatal Electrocardiogram

Pocket Guidelines

Electrocardiography
Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Cardiology

Publication Date: 2004

Chairperson: Peter Schwartz



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Table of Contents

Introduction

Normal Electrocardiogram in the Newborn

  • Heart Rate
  • P Wave
  • QRS Complex
  • QT Interval
  • ST-Segment and T-Wave

Abnormal Electrocardiogram in the Newborn

  • Heart Rate
  • P-Wave
  • Atrioventricular Conduction
  • Intraventricular Conduction
  • QRS Axis and Amplitude
  • Ventricular Repolarisation
  • Atrial and Ventricular Arrhythmias