Date

January 1887

Document Type

Article

Journal Volume

Journal of Physiology, 1887, v.8, pp. 229-34

Description

Waller was first to use electrodes and leads in demonstrating the action of currents of the heart, avoiding the necessity of opening the chest of laboratory animals and prepaaring the way for present-day clinical electrocardiography. He obtained the first electrocardiogram in man.

Identifier

Morton no.: 833

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