Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Capillary Electrometer

  • Willem Einthoven and the string galvanometer

    Philip R. Liebson Chicago, Illinois, United States Willem Einthoven (1860-1927)   “I do not imagine that electrocardiography is likely to find very extensive use in the hospital . . . It can at most be of rare and occasional use to afford a record of some anomaly of cardiac action.” —Augustus D. Waller, 1911 Perhaps…