ECG Notes: Interpretation and Management Guide / Edition 3



A quick look-up reference for ECG interpretation and management! This indispensable pocket guide presents the basics (anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, electrical conduction system of the heart, basic ECG concepts and components,) ACLS and CPR algorithms, emergency medications, and comprehensive information on monitoring leads and interpretation of over 100 ECG strips, including 12-lead and pacemaker rhythms.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Karen E. Johnson, ADN (Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System)
Description: The book seems to be a very handy reference tool and very easy to follow. I like the way it starts out giving the basics for a quick review and then has a handy tab to access important review areas. I would definitely keep this handy book in my pocket at all times. AND IT FITS MY POCKET!
Purpose: The book's purpose is about exactly what the title is about. "ECG Notes: Interpretation and Management Guide" And YES, those are VERY important objectives, especially for trying to save lives. YES, I think the author did a very good job on meeting her objectives.
Audience: I think the book is written for all those interested parties that practice medicine, whether student, resident, nurse or practitioner. I think the author definitely knows her material and how to present it in a very organized and easy to access way. The author has to be credible to write such a knowledgeable, concise book.
Features: The cover just mentions the majority of the information covered in the book. I particularly liked the test strips. Those are always good to practice on. And the answers are good to find out if you were correct. I like the way the tabs for each area are different colors. It makes for a quicker find. I like the way "Clinical Tips" are outlined in yellow. I didn't realize any shortcomings of the book.
Assessment: If I went to the book store to find a book on ECG Interpretation and Management I would pick this one over any of the others. Mainly because it's small enough to fit in my pocket and it is easy to read and has a wealth of knowledgeable information at my fingertips.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803639300
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/14/2015
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 230

Table of Contents

Tab 1 Basics

Tab 2 ECGs

Tab 3 12-Lead

Tab 4 Medication

Tab 5 CPR

Tab 6 ACLS

Tab 8 PALS

Tab 9 Test Strips

Tab 10 Tools

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