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Dutch term or phrase:Doubletten
English translation:doublets
Entered by: Elisabeth Ghysels
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20:18 Mar 2, 2002
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Medical
Dutch term or phrase: Doubletten
In a medical report about a patient with heart arrhythmia.
Are they extra/double heart beats?
Tina Vonhof
Canada
Local time: 19:33
doublets
Explanation:
they are sequences of two extra heart beats (extrasystoles). On the ECG-picture on the website you see first a triplet, than two single extrasystoles and than a doublet, the sharp deflections in between being the normal heart beats.
Greetings,

Nikolaus
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Elisabeth Ghysels
Local time: 03:33
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Thanks a lot for the very clear explanation.
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doublets


Explanation:
they are sequences of two extra heart beats (extrasystoles). On the ECG-picture on the website you see first a triplet, than two single extrasystoles and than a doublet, the sharp deflections in between being the normal heart beats.
Greetings,

Nikolaus


    Reference: http://www.ovc.uoguelph.ca/ClinStudies/Courses/Public/Cardio...
Elisabeth Ghysels
Local time: 03:33
PRO pts in pair: 168
Grading comment
Thanks a lot for the very clear explanation.
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