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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">Welcome to [[Frequently_Asked_Questions|ECGpedia]], </div>
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<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:95%;">a free electrocardiography (ECG) tutorial and textbook to which anyone can contribute ,<br /> designed for medical professionals such as cardiac care nurses and physicians.</div>
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<div id="articlecount" style="width:100%; text-align:center; font-size:85%;">ECGpedia has received more than 9.300.000 unique visits from 238 countries.</div>
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Jonas de Jong, cardiologist at the OLVG, The Netherlands & founder of ECGpedia
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<div style="font-size:10pt;font-weight:bold;border-bottom:1px solid #E2ACB1;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em">The ECG Made Easy Tutorial</div>
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The systematic approach to ECG interpretation
  
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'''Primer:'''
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*[[Introduction]]
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*[[Basics]]
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'''The 7+2 step plan:'''
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#[[Sinus_Node_Rhythms_and_Arrhythmias|Rhythm]]
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#[[Rate]]
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#[[Conduction|Conduction (PQ,QRS,QT)]]
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#[[Heart Axis]]
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#[[P Wave Morphology]]
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#[[QRS Morphology]]
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#[[ST Morphology]]
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'''Interpretation:'''
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#[[Compare_the_Old_and_New_ECG|Compare with previous ECG]]
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#[[Conclusion]]
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*Download and print our '''[http://www.ecgpedia.org/A4/ECGpedia_on_1_A4En.pdf ECG Reference Card as PDF]''', read the [[printing instructions]])
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKTocIj3zvs Introduction to the ECG on YouTube]
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*Watch our [[online presentations]] (under development)
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*Watch a [[video|collection of online '''video''']] material
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*A [http://moodle.ecgpedia.org Moodle ECG course with exam] in under development.
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*Our Dutch website offers free [http://nl.ecgpedia.org/wiki/Powerpoint_presentaties_van_ECG_cursussen ready-made presentation files for ECG courses (in Dutch)], which are being translated.
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This electrocardiology (ECG) course is designed for those who are new in ECGs. After this course you should be able to interprete ECGs in a systematic way.
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<div align="center"  style="font-size:10pt;font-weight:bold;border-bottom:1px solid #E2ACB1;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em">Browse the [[Textbook|ECG Textbook]]:</div>
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* [[Normal Tracing|Normal tracing]]
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* [[A Concise History of the ECG]]
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* [[Technical Problems|Technical Problems]]
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* [[Sinus Node Rhythms and Arrhythmias|Sinus Rhythms]]
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** [[Sinus Tachycardia]]
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** [[Sinus Bradycardia]]
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* [[Arrhythmias|Arrhythmias:]]
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** [[Supraventricular Rhythms|Supraventricular]]
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** [[Junctional Tachycardias|Junctional]]
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** [[Ventricular Arrhythmias|Ventricular]]
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** [[Genetic Arrhythmias|Genetic]]
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***[[Long QT Syndrome|LQTS]]
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***[[Brugada Syndrome|Brugada]]
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***[[Arrythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy|ARVD]]
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***[[Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia|CPVT]]
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** [[Ectopic Complexes|Ectopic Complexes]]
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* Conduction
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** [[AV Conduction|AV Conduction]]
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** [[Intraventricular Conduction|Intraventricular Conduction]]
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* [[Myocardial Infarction|Myocardial Infarction]]
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* [[Chamber Hypertrophy and Enlargment|Chamber Hypertrophy]]
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* [[Clinical Disorders|Clinical Disorders]]
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* [[Electrolyte Disorders|Electrolyte Disorders]]
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* [[Early Repolarization]]
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* [[Pacemaker|Pacemaker]]
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* [[ECG in Athletes]]
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* [[ECG and ethnicity]]
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* [[ECG as a screening tool]]
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* [[Pediatric ECGs|ECG in Children]]
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* [[ECG_in_Congenital_Heart_Disease|ECG in Congenital Heart Disease]]
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* [[Accuracy of computer interpretation]]
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* [[Eponymous ECG's]]
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''This course was originally started in ''[http://nl.ecgpedia.org/wiki/Hoofdpagina Dutch]'', but will be translated over the next months, so keep checking this site:
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*[[Guess the Culprit]]
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*[[Rhythm Puzzles]] by Prof. A.A.M. Wilde, MD, PhD
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*[[Case reports by W.G. De Voogt%2C MD%2C PhD]]
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*The ''[[De Voogt ECG Archive]]'' contains > 2000 ECGs
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*[[Case reports from the ICBA]], Argentina
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*[[Case reports from Vincent de Rover, RN]]
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===The Normal ECG===
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*[http://www.ecgpedia.org/A4/ECGpedia_on_1_A4En.pdf 7 steps to analyse an ECG] (First version!  Please [[Special:Emailuser/Vdbilt| Comment]]!)
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===The Abnormal ECG===
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***[[Long QT syndrome]]  (''translation in progress'')
 
****Measuring [[Difficult_QT|difficult QT intervals]] (''translation in progress'')
 
***[[Brugada syndrome]]  (''translation in progress'')
 
***[[Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia]]  (''translation in progress'')
 
***[[Cathecholamin Induced Ventricular Tachycardia]]  (''translation in progress'')
 
*[[Miscellaneous]] (i.e. pericarditis, pulmonary embolism, electrolyte disturbances)
 
 
 
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*[[Practice ECGs]]
 
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This course is freely accessible. It uses [[w:wiki| Wiki]] technology, which allows everybody to make changes to the text or upload new images. It also means that there is no guarantee that all information is correct at every moment in time. Still we do our best to keep up the quality of this site.
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* Everybody is invited to improve this course. To prevent abuse, you need to log in with a [[Special:Userlogin|user account]] (only name, e-mail address and password are necessary). Except this page, all pages can be edited by registred users. Each page has a moderator, who will review your edits. Have a look at this [[sandbox|test page]] if you want to try editing. Just click on 'edit' above the article. You do not need a user account if you just want to read. For a full explanation on the editing possibilities look [http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Editor here].
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*[[LBBB|Left Bundle Branch Block]]
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*Measuring the QT Interval - [[Conduction#The_QT_Interval|Beginners]] - [[Difficult QT|advanced]]
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*[[Brugada Syndrome]]
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*[[Aivr|Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm]]
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ECGpedia.org is part of [http://www.cardionetworks.org Cardionetworks]. Contributors to this site are:
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*[[user:Drj|Jonas S.S.G. de Jong MD]], cardiology resident, author and moderator
 
*[[user:Vdbilt|I.A.C. van der Bilt, MD]], cardiology resident, author and moderator
 
*[[user:Tymen|Tymen T. Keller MD, PhD]], cardiology resident, author and moderator
 
*[[user:Pgpostema|Pieter G. Postema MD]], cardiology research fellow, author and moderator
 
*[http://www.medischeillustraties.nl Rob Kreuger], medical illustrator, made most of the drawings
 
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Latest revision as of 19:46, 21 August 2017

Welcome to ECGpedia,
a free electrocardiography (ECG) tutorial and textbook to which anyone can contribute ,
designed for medical professionals such as cardiac care nurses and physicians.
ECGpedia has received more than 9.300.000 unique visits from 238 countries.
Also visit our new Textbook of Cardiology.
Jonas de Jong.png

Jonas de Jong, cardiologist at the OLVG, The Netherlands & founder of ECGpedia

The ECG Course

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The ECG Made Easy Tutorial

The systematic approach to ECG interpretation

Primer:

The 7+2 step plan:

  1. Rhythm
  2. Rate
  3. Conduction (PQ,QRS,QT)
  4. Heart Axis
  5. P Wave Morphology
  6. QRS Morphology
  7. ST Morphology

Interpretation:

  1. Compare with previous ECG
  2. Conclusion

Reference Card

YouTube videos

Teaching Files

The ECG Textbook

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Cases and Examples

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Contributors

Main Authors

  • J.S.S.G. de Jong, MD, PhD, cardiologist electrophysiologist, OLVG, the Netherlands
  • P.G. Postema, MD, PhD, cardiology fellow, AMC, the Netherlands, author
  • Rob Kreuger, illustrator, AMC, the Netherlands

ECGs

  • A.A.M. Wilde, MD PhD, FACC, FESC, FAHA,AMC, The Netherlands
  • W.A. de Voogt, MD PhD, SLAZ, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Alberto Giniger, chief of the Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias Department of the Instituto Cardiovascular de Buenos Aires (ICBA), Argentina.
  • M. Rosengarten, BEng, MD, McGill University, Canada

R.B.A. van den Brink, MD PhD, AMC, The Netherlands; Vincent de Rover, RN, AMC, The Netherlands; R.W. Koster, MD PhD, AMC, The Netherlands; K.J. Rooyaards, MD, OLVG, the Netherlands; L.R.C. Dekker, MD PhD, M. Meuwissen, MD, PhD; I.A. Khan, MD; M.L.J.M. van de Wetering, MD; D. Kuys; K. Arkenbout, MD, PhD

Corrections, additions and other contributions

I.A.C. van der Bilt, MD; T.T. Keller, MD, PhD, Bart Duineveld, Abdelghani Bouhiouf, Sabriena Henderson, Amon Heijne, A.O. Verkerk; A.C.G. van Ginneken, K.H.W.J. Ten Tusscher, K. Goldin, MD, S. Rijkenberg, J. van der Hoek, Sebastiaan H. Hols.

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