ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 4
  • ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 4
  • ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 4

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 4

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Edition uses a unique, conversational writing style that breaks down complex concepts and information to make ECG interpretation easier to understand. Fully updated, this essential resource reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the

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ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Fifth Edition uses a unique, conversational writing style that breaks down complex concepts and information to make ECG interpretation easier to understand. Fully updated, this essential resource reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Special elements found throughout the reference make it easy to remember key points. Each chapter features: A summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlight key facts about ECG interpretation; and quick quizzes to test knowledge.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582555645
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors and consultants
Not another boring foreword

Part I: ECG fundamentals
1: Cardiac anatomy and physiology
2: Obtaining a rhythm strip
3: Interpreting a rhythm strip

Part II: Recognizing arrhythmias
4: Sinus node arrhythmias
5: Atrial arrhythmias
6: Junctional arrhythmias
7: Ventricular arrhythmias
8: Atrioventricular arrhythmias

Part III: Treating arrhythmias
9: Nonpharmacologic treatments
10: Pharmacologic treatments

Part IV: The 12-lead ECG
11: Obtaining a 12-lead ECG
12: Interpreting a 12-lead ECG

Appendices and index
Practice makes perfect
ACLS algorithms
Brushing up on interpretation skills
Look-alike ECG challenge
Quick guide to arrhythmias
Glossary
Selected references
Index

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