Introduction To 12-Lead ECG: The Art Of Interpretation / Edition 1

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This Text Is A Comprehensive Guide For Beginners With Minimal Experience Interpreting Ecgs. The Chapters Provide A Basic Understanding Of The Components Of An ECG As Well As Introduce The Important Topics Of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertrophy, And Bundle Branch Blocks. Real-Life, Full-Size, Four-Color Ecgs With Basic Interpretations Are Included To Help Students Put It All Together. Additional Resources Are Available At Www.12Leadecg.Com.
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Designed for beginners with little or no knowledge of electrocardiography, this reader-friendly and occasionally humorous text provides a foundation for interpreting ECGs, for EMTs, nurses, and medical students. Early chapters explain the basics, and later chapters offer practice on interpretation. Presentation of numerous full-size ECGs and ECG strips is afforded by the horizontal 11x8.5" format. Quizzes and tests are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763719616
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 4/8/2002
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 236
  • Sales rank: 553,880
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Basics 1
Ch. 1 Anatomy 3
Ch. 2 Electrophysiology 15
Ch. 3 Individual Vectors 21
Ch. 4 The Actual ECG: Paper and Ink 29
Ch. 5 ECG Tools 33
Ch. 6 The Basic Beat 39
Ch. 7 The Rate 49
Ch. 8 Rhythms 53
Pt. 2 ECG Interpretation 71
Ch. 9 The Basic Beat: A Clinical Correlation 73
Ch. 10 The Electrical Axis 113
Ch. 11 Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks 123
Ch. 12 Hypertrophy 147
Ch. 13 Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) 171
Final Review 211
Acronyms 225
Glossary 227
Index 233
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