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Fetal cardiac rhythm

Nick Archer and Nicky Manning

in Fetal Cardiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2009 | ISBN: 9780199230709
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726002 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230709.003.0013

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Fetal cardiac rhythm

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Introduction 166

Identification of cardiac rhythm 168

Normal rhythms 172

Fast abnormal rhythms 184

Slow abnormal rhythms 194

Irregular rhythms 200

Normal cardiac rhythm originates in the sinus node, a RA structure. Atrial electrical depolarization is manifest on the electrocardiogram (ECG) by a P wave and is followed by atrial contraction....

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Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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