Leo Schamroth — was one of the best-known South Africans in the international medical community. His book, An Introduction to Electrocardiography , first published in , was my introduction to the mysteries of the ECG. The first edition was only 90 pages and was a model of clarity and simplicity, with remarkable insight into the needs of a student new to the subject. It has been translated into Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish and Japanese, and is said to be the book most often stolen from medical libraries worldwide. Schamroth was a superb teacher, not only of the ECG, and will be remembered by generations of students who passed through his hands during his tenure at the Chris Hani-Baragwanath Hospital from to , occupying the Chair of Medicine there from As a lecturer who combined unrivalled clarity with showmanship, he held his audiences, at home and all over the world, spellbound.
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The book is now in two parts; the first covers The book has been completely rewritten and restructured with the aim of making it an authoritative book on electrocardiography while retaining the characteristic didactic approach of Introduction to Electrocardiography. The book is now in two parts; the first covers the analysis of 12 lead patterns and the second the disorders of cardiac rhythm.
Medical students learn cardiac physiology in the first year. Electrocardiography is the technique for diagnosing arrhythmias, which are physiological disturbances to the pattern of the beat of the heart. The lead is the normal technique. Cardiology is a major component of the student's study of internal medicine, and all doctors will be required to interpret ECG's at some time.
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Leo Schamroth: his contributions to clinical electrocardiography