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Evaluation of computerized interpretation of pediatric electrocardiograms 1 edition

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Christine Ching-San Chiu-Man

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Evaluation of computerized interpretation of pediatric electrocardiograms.

Published 2005 .
Written in English.

About the Book

This research was to determine the frequency and factors affecting disagreement between cardiologist (MD1 or MD2) and the computer assisted interpretation (CAI) of pediatric electrocardiograms from patients with congenital heart disease patients (CHD, n=586) or structurally normal heart (NOR, n=561).Significant disagreement was found in CHD (146/586, 25%) compared with NOR (64/561, 11%) (p < 0.001). Kappa values for specific ECG diagnosis ranged from 0.71 to 1.0. CAI over interpreted prolonged QT, sinus rhythm with ectopy and right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH); CAI under interpreted sinus rhythm, sinus arrhythmia and right bundle branch block (RBBB) (p < 0.05).Verification by an expert overreader remains crucial in CAI. The areas of CAI for improvements included rhythm diagnosis, RBBB, RVH and QT analysis.Disagreement was independently associated with CHD, younger patient age at time of ECG, more than 3 CAI statements and MD1 vs. MD2.

Edition Notes

Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 44-02, page: 0834.

Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 2005.

Electronic version licensed for access by U. of T. users.

GERSTEIN MICROTEXT copy on microfiche (1 microfiche).

The Physical Object

Pagination
72 leaves.
Number of pages
72

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL19217098M
ISBN 10
0494073098

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