EKG in a Heartbeat / Edition 1

EKG in a Heartbeat / Edition 1

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by Karen Ellis, Karen M. Ellis
     
 

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, time is of the essence, and a concise and easy-to-use quick reference on EKG interpretation is a necessity. EKG in a Heartbeat is fast, accurate and to the point, and offers busy professionals quick access to important facts. Within this pocket guide are algorithms for rhythm interpretation, axis,

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In the fast-paced world of healthcare, time is of the essence, and a concise and easy-to-use quick reference on EKG interpretation is a necessity. EKG in a Heartbeat is fast, accurate and to the point, and offers busy professionals quick access to important facts. Within this pocket guide are algorithms for rhythm interpretation, axis, hypertrophy, bundle branch blocks and hemiblocks, and myocardial infarct localization, as well as examples of the various rhythms and types of MIs. There is also a 12-lead interpretation checklist. For clinical specialists in cardiac or cardiovascular nursing; cardiac rehab nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130614407
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
100
Product dimensions:
4.09(w) x 5.99(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

-How to Analyze a Rhythm Strip.
-How to Determine the Regularity of a Rhythm.
-Rhythm Regularity Summary.
-How to Calculate Heart Rate.
-Heart Rate Chart.
-How to Determine Intervals.
-The “Skinny” on Sinus Rhythms.
-Sinus Rhythms Pictorial.
-The “Skinny” on Atrial Rhythms.
-Atrial Rhythms Pictorial.
-The “Skinny” on Junctional Rhythms.
-Junctional Rhythms Pictorial.
-The “Skinny” on Ventricular Rhythms.
-Ventricular Rhythms Pictorial.
-The “Skinny” on AV Blocks.
-AV Blocks Pictorial.
-Main Algorithm for EKG Rhythm Interpretation.
-Sinus Algorithm.
-Sinus Interruptions Algorithm.
-Atrial Algorithm.
-Junctional Algorithm.
-Ventricular Algorithm.
-AV Block Algorithm.
-Pacemaker Malfunctions.
-Lead Placement for a Standard 12-lead EKG.
-12-lead EKG Interpretation in a Nutshell.
-12-lead EKG Interpretation Checklist.
-How to Calculate the Electrical Axis.
-How to Determine the Axis Quadrant.
-How to Determine the Most Isoelectric QRS Complex.
-The Perpendicular Rainbow.
-Axis Determination Algorithm.
-Bundle Branch Block/Hemiblock Algorithm.
-Criteria for Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks.
-Hypertrophy Algorithm.
-Evolution of an MI.
-How to Determine the Age of anMI.
-Infarction Squares.
-MI Criteria.
-Myocardial Infarction Algorithm.
-Anterior MI Pictorial.
-Inferior MI Pictorial.
-Lateral MI Pictorial.
-Posterior MI Pictorial.
-Extensive Anterior MI Pictorial.
-Anteroseptal MI Pictorial.
-Subendocardial MI Pictorial.
-Lead Placement for a Right-sided EKG.
-Right Ventricular Infarction.
-Pericarditis.
-Early Repolarization.
-Miscellaneous EKG Effects.

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