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Bazett's formula

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  • Bazett's index

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Formula for establishing the QT-duration in EKG from the frequency of the heartbeats.

Description

Formula for establishing the QT-duration in EKG from the frequency of the heartbeats, based on the fact that the QT-duration in EKG of the extremities depends on the frequency. Bazett's was the first, but overcorrecting, of such formulas.

We thank Henk van der Linde for information submitted.

Bibliography

  • H. C. Bazett:
    An analysis of the time-relations of the electrocardiagram. Heart, 1920, 7: 353-370.

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