Lippincott's Need-to-Know ECG Facts / Edition 1

Lippincott's Need-to-Know ECG Facts / Edition 1

by Mary Jo Boyer, Boyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0397554613

ISBN-13: 9780397554614

Pub. Date: 04/01/1997

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This handy pocket guide provides all the information your students need to understand and interpret ECGs! A major portion of the handbook is devoted to examples of various dysrhythmias and exercises in ECG interpretation. Over 100 practice strips are provided to help your students hone their skills and gain confidence in ECG interpretation. The

Overview

This handy pocket guide provides all the information your students need to understand and interpret ECGs! A major portion of the handbook is devoted to examples of various dysrhythmias and exercises in ECG interpretation. Over 100 practice strips are provided to help your students hone their skills and gain confidence in ECG interpretation. The handbook also features brief explanations of how to set up ECG equipment and various waves and waveforms. Specific applications — complete with home care considerations — are provided for adults, obese adults, adolescents, children and infants. Critical thinking exercises teach students to think on their feet, and a trouble-shooting guide helps them prevent and respond to common errors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780397554614
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/1997
Series:
Lippincott's Need-To-Know Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Unit IThe Heart, Its Electrophysiology and Electrocardiographic Patterns
Chapter 1The Heart and Its Electrical Conduction3
Chapter 2The ECG15
Chapter 3ECG Components: Waveforms, Intervals, Segments, and Complexes28
Unit IIFundamental Techniques of Determining Heart Rate and Rhythm and Performing an ECG
Chapter 4Estimating Heart Rhythm and Rate From an ECG Strip51
Chapter 5Performing a Single Channel and 12-Lead ECG70
Unit IIIArrhythmias of Sinus and Atrial Origin
Chapter 6Arrhythmias of Sinus Origin81
Chapter 7Atrial Arrhythmias99
Chapter 8AV Junctional Arrhythmias and Blocks122
Unit IVArrhythmias and Cardiac Disease Affecting the Ventricles
Chapter 9Ventricular Arrhythmias155
Chapter 10Cardiac Disease: Angina Pectoris and MI180
Unit VMiscellaneous Arrhythmias
Chapter 11Bundle Branch Blocks203
Chapter 12Arrhythmias Caused by Electrolytes and Medications217
Unit VIPacemaker Therapy and Continuous Cardiac Monitoring
Chapter 13Pacemaker Therapy and ECG Patterns227
Chapter 14Continuous Cardiac Monitoring245

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >