ECG Interpretation for Emergency Medicine: A Self Assessment Guide
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ECG Interpretation for Emergency Medicine: A Self Assessment Guide

by John Morris, Francis Morris, David C. Crossman, Javed M. Ahmed
     
 

ECG Interpretation for Emergency Treatment: a self assessment guide is the accurate interpretation of electrocardiographs is an essential skill utilized on a daily basis by medical and nursing staff. In emergency and potentially life-threatening situations in particular, ECG readings frequently provide the immediate data crucial to successful treatment. 'ECG

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ECG Interpretation for Emergency Treatment: a self assessment guide is the accurate interpretation of electrocardiographs is an essential skill utilized on a daily basis by medical and nursing staff. In emergency and potentially life-threatening situations in particular, ECG readings frequently provide the immediate data crucial to successful treatment. 'ECG Interpretation for Emergency Medicine: a self assessment guide' is a unique new text concentrating on the practical aspects of ECG diagnosis. It allows the junior doctor, nurse or paramedic to practice and develop their ECG interpretation skills without risk to their patients. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1 presents 51 case histories, each of which include diagnostic information and accompanying trace. Section 2 comprises 24 rhythm strips for interpretation, followed by details of the correct diagnostic conclusions to be drawn from each.

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Introduces essentials of practical ECG interpretation using illustrated case histories with accompanying ECG traces. Each case is presented as nine exercises comprising a varied selection of ECGs, similar to the way cases present in clinical practice. Section I presents 51 case histories with diagnostic information and ECG traces. Section II comprises 24 rhythm strips for interpretation, followed by correct diagnostic conclusions. Aimed at junior doctors who deal with acute medical emergencies and those studying for professional exams. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750630191
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Hodder Arnold Publication
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

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