Pilot’s routine medical shows how ECG machine comments can be wrong

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Pilot’s routine medical shows how ECG machine comments can be wrong

Chris Ellis

Chris Ellis

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A commercial pilot’s routine medical exam illustrates some of the factors affecting “axis deviation”. Auckland cardiologist Chris Ellis