The Nurse's Guide to Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation: Implications for Patient Care

The Nurse's Guide to Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation: Implications for Patient Care

by Sara Paul, Jennifer D. Hebra, Jennifer D. Hebra
     
 

This unique resource provides clear, concise explanations of the conduction patterns that result in the electrophysiologic tracing seen on the electrocardiogram (ECG). It covers basic and advanced dysrhythmia concepts, as well as the nursing implications for each rhythm.See more details below

Overview

This unique resource provides clear, concise explanations of the conduction patterns that result in the electrophysiologic tracing seen on the electrocardiogram (ECG). It covers basic and advanced dysrhythmia concepts, as well as the nursing implications for each rhythm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721659060
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.47(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Review of the Basics. Cardiac a & P. Mechanisms of Dysrhythmia. Basic Concepts in Rhythm Interpretation. Continuous Monitoring and Lead Selection. Section II: Interpreting Basic Cardiac Rhythms. Sinus Rhythms. Atrial Rhythms. Junctional Rhythms. Ventricular Rhythms. AV Blocks. AV Dissociation. Section III: Rhythms of the Pediatric Population. Supraventricular Rhythms. Ventricular Rhythms. Section IV: Advanced Concepts in Cardiac Rhythms. Aberrant Conduction. Accessory Pathways. Rhythms Associated with Cardioactive Drugs. New Advances in Treating Life-Threatening Rhythms. Preparing and Presenting Telemetry Programs. Case Studies and Practice Strips.

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