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ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care
     

ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care

by Theodore C. Chan, Joseph P. Ornato, Peter Rosen, William J. Brady, Richard A. Harrigan
 

ISBN-10: 0323018114

ISBN-13: 9780323018111

Pub. Date: 10/13/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care provides a comprehensive, clinically relevant resource on electrocardiography for those who care for patients in the emergency setting. The book provides succinct information on ECG abnormalities and their etiologic differential diagnoses; diagnostic criteria for the ECG manifestations of various clinical diseases/ entities;

Overview

ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care provides a comprehensive, clinically relevant resource on electrocardiography for those who care for patients in the emergency setting. The book provides succinct information on ECG abnormalities and their etiologic differential diagnoses; diagnostic criteria for the ECG manifestations of various clinical diseases/ entities; and many 12-lead ECG examples for review.

· Offers expert guidance from a premier editorial team.

· Includes description/pathophysiology · causes · ECG findings · differential diagnosis/hints · and ECG examples in the Electrocardiographic Manifestations of Disease section.

· Features a consistent chapter organization that follows a specific outline, ensuring consistent, reliable information throughout.

· Uses over 450 illustrations, including a multitude of 12-lead examples for review—making this resource ideal for board preparation.

· And much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323018111
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/13/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
736,650
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

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Introductionxxiii
Abbreviationsxxv
Terminologyxxvii
Section IThe Normal Electrocardiogram
1Standard 12-Lead Electrocardiogram: Principles and Techniques3
2The Normal Electrocardiogram and Its Interpretation6
3Variants of Normal12
4Electrode Misplacement and Artifact16
5The Pediatric Electrocardiogram22
Section IIThe Abnormal Electrocardiogram
6Dysrhythmias at Normal Rates31
7Bradydysrhythmias36
8Tachydysrhythmias39
9Abnormal Axis46
10P Wave48
11PR Interval and Segment53
12QRS Complex56
13ST Segment60
14T Wave66
15QT Interval70
16U Wave72
Section IIIElectrocardiographic Manifestations of Disease
Dysrhythmias and Conduction Disturbances
17Bradycardia and Escape Rhythms77
18Sinus Pause/Sinus Arrest81
19Sinoatrial Exit Block83
20Atrioventricular Block85
21Intraventricular Conduction Abnormalities89
22Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter96
23Wandering Atrial Pacemaker and Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia101
24Other Supraventricular Tachydysrhythmias104
25Preexcitation Syndromes112
26Ventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation118
27Pacemakers: Normal Function129
28Pacemakers: Abnormal Function136
29Sick Sinus Syndrome143
30Atrioventricular Dissociation146
Diseases of the Heart and Contiguous Structures
31Waveform Genesis in Acute Coronary Syndrome149
32Acute Coronary Syndromes: Acute Myocardial Infarction and Ischemia151
33Acute Coronary Syndromes: Regional Issues173
34Acute Myocardial Infarction: Confounding Patterns181
35Ventricular Hypertrophy188
36Cardiomyopathy195
37Myopericarditis199
38Myocarditis204
39Endocarditis207
40Benign Early Repolarization210
41Ventricular Aneurysm213
42Valvular Disorders216
43Pericardial Effusion220
44Cardiac Transplant223
45Dextrocardia227
46Cardiac Trauma230
47Long QT Syndromes235
48Congenital Heart Disease238
Toxicology and Systemic Disease
49Toxicology Section: Introduction253
50Digitalis255
51Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents260
52Calcium Channel Antagonists263
53Other Cardioactive Agents265
54Antipsychotic Agents and Lithium268
55Tricyclic Antidepressant Agents272
56Other Sodium Channel Blocking Agents274
57Cocaine and Other Sympathomimetics278
58Electrolyte Abnormalities282
59Pulmonary Embolism288
60Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease293
61Pulmonary Hypertension297
62Pneumothorax300
63Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders303
64Neurologic and Neuromuscular Conditions311
65Rheumatologic/Immunologic Disorders317
66Acute Rheumatic Fever321
67Miscellaneous Infectious Syndromes: Lyme Carditis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Associated, and Chagas Disease324
68Electrocardiographic Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Diseases327
Section IVAdvanced Techniques and Technologies
69Additional Lead Electrocardiograms335
70Serial Electrocardiography and ST Segment Trend Monitoring342
71The Prehospital 12-Lead Electrocardiogram347
72The Electrocardiogram and Stress Testing351
73QT Dispersion360
74Electrocardiographic Predictive Instruments363
75Electrocardiographic Body Surface Mapping367

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