Basic Arrhythmias / Edition 8

Basic Arrhythmias / Edition 8

by Gail Walraven
ISBN-10:
0134380991
ISBN-13:
9780134380995
Pub. Date:
09/20/2016
Publisher:
Pearson

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Basic Arrhythmias / Edition 8

For all courses in basic or introductory cardiography


Focused coverage and realistic hands-on practice help students master basic arrhythmias
Basic Arrhythmias, Eighth Edition
, gives beginning students a strong basic understanding of the common, uncomplicated rhythms that are a foundation for further learning and success in electrocardiography. Concepts are presented in a flexible, progressive approach to allow for self-paced or classroom learning. Chapters cover basic electrophysiology, waves and measurements, rhythm analysis, and the five major groups of arrhythmias. Basic Arrhythmias includes appendices on Clinical Implications, Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology, 12-Lead Electrocardiography, Basic 12-Lead Interpretation, and Pathophysiology of Arrhythmias. Practice EKG rhythm strips are included in most chapters to give students extensive, realistic hands-on practice—the single most important element in developing arrhythmia interpretation skills.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134380995
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 624
Sales rank: 59,766
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

Electrophysiology 1

Self-Instructional Unit Electrical vs. Mechanical Function ¿ Sodium Pump ¿ Polarization, Depolarization ¿ Conduction System ¿ Inherent Rates ¿ Irritability, Escape ¿ Nervous System Influence

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

CHAPTER 2

Waves and Measurements 17

Self-Instructional Unit Introduction ¿ Electrodes ¿ Rule of Electrical Flow ¿ Monitoring Leads ¿ Graph Paper ¿ Voltage Measurements ¿ Time Measurements ¿ Cardiac Cycle ¿ Waves, Intervals, Segments ¿ P Wave and PRI ¿ QRS Complex ¿ ST Segment and T Wave ¿ Measurements ¿ Artifact, Interference ¿ Refractory Periods

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)

¿ ANSWERS FOR PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

¿ ANSWERS FOR PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)

CHAPTER 3

Analyzing EKG Rhythm Strips

Self-Instructional Unit Analysis Format ¿ Regularity ¿ Rate ¿ P Waves ¿ PR Intervals and QRS Complexes ¿ Role of the AV Node ¿ Ventricular vs. Supraventricular

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)


CHAPTER 4

Sinus Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit

Introduction ¿ Normal Sinus Rhythm ¿ Sinus Bradycardia ¿ Sinus Tachycardia ¿ Sinus Arrhythmia ¿ Review

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS

¿ INTERPRETATION OF CHAPTER 3 RHYTHM STRIPS

CHAPTER 5

Atrial Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit Atrial Rhythms 1 ¿ Wandering Pacemaker 1 ¿ Ectopics ¿ Premature Atrial Complex ¿ Atrial Tachycardia ¿ Atrial Flutter ¿ Atrial Fibrillation

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 6

Junctional Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit Junctional Pacemaker ¿ Junctional P Wave 1 ¿ Premature Junctional Complex ¿ Junctional Escape Rhythm ¿ Junctional Tachycardia ¿ Accelerated Junctional Rhythm ¿ Supraventricular Tachycardia

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 7

Heart Blocks

Self-Instructional Unit Conduction through the AV Node ¿ Heart Blocks ¿ First-Degree Heart Block 2 ¿ Second-Degree Heart Blocks ¿ Type II Second-Degree Heart Block ¿ Wenckebach (Type I Second-Degree Heart Block) ¿ Third-Degree Heart Block (Complete Heart Block)

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS


CHAPTER 8

Ventricular Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit

Ventricular Rhythms ¿ Premature Ventricular Complex (PVC) ¿ Unifocal vs. Multifocal ¿ R on T Phenomenon ¿ Runs and Couplets ¿ Grouped Beating 2 ¿ Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) ¿ Ventricular Fibrillation ¿ Idioventricular Rhythm ¿ Asystole

¿ KEY POINTS

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 9

Practice Makes Perfect

Introduction

¿ PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 10

Final Challenge

Introduction

¿ SELF-TEST

¿ ANSWERS TO SELF-TEST

APPENDIX A

Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology

APPENDIX B

Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications of Arrhythmias

APPENDIX C

12-Lead Electrocardiography

APPENDIX D

Basic 12-Lead Interpretation

APPENDIX E

Pacemakers

Glossary

Index of Practice Strips by Rhythm Names

Subject Index

Flash Cards

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