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Fig. 1 | BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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From: Why complicate an important task? An orderly display of the limb leads in the 12-lead electrocardiogram and its implications for recognition of acute coronary syndrome

Fig. 1

A figurative description of the illogical presentation of limb leads in the ECG standard format by the use of an X-ray image of a bimalleolar ankle fracture. The radiological image is divided into six parts with lead annotations to the right of each image in order to illustrate both the orderly and non-orderly lead sequences. To the left, the image is presented with the skeletal parts and the lead annotations in their orderly anatomical sequence. The right image is presented in scrambled order representing the standard, non-orderly presentation of the frontal plane sequence of the 12-lead ECG

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