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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.

This course was originally started in Dutch, but will be translated over the next months, so keep checking this site:


The ECG course

  • Basics: What is an ECG? How is it made?

The Normal ECG

  • 7+2 step plan to a complete interpretation of the normal ECG
  1. Rhythm
  2. Frequency
  3. Conduction (PQ,QRS,QT)
  4. Heart axis
  5. P wave morphology
  6. QRS morphology
  7. ST morphology
  1. compare the old and new ECG (translation in progress)
  2. conclusion (translation in progress)

The Abnormal ECG

Sample ECG

Welcome to ECGpedia.org

This course is freely accessible. It uses 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.

Help us!

  • Everybody is invited to improve this course. To prevent abuse, you need to log in with a 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 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 here.
  • Mail or fax (number +31- 84-755 0017) an interesting ECG and it will be added after removal of any remaining patient information.
  • Please send an e-mail if you have any suggestions, or if you want to help in a more fundamental way.

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