Fast Facts about EKGs for Nurses: The Rules of Identifying EKGs in a Nutshell

Fast Facts about EKGs for Nurses: The Rules of Identifying EKGs in a Nutshell

by Michele Angell Landrum RN, CCRN

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ISBN-13: 9780826120069
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Series: Fast Facts (Springer)
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 138
Sales rank: 837,932
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Michele Landrum, RN, CCRN, is a Clinical Nurse Educator with the Staff Development Department at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama, where she teaches the RN EKG training program and AHA ACLS and PALS courses. She also assisted in the development of EKG courses for monitor technicians who have no prior medical/cardiac training. Her specialties include the Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and Electrophysiology Lab. She has authored two books for Springer Publishing: Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse (2010) and Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse (2012).

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Basic Cardiac Anatomy

Ch. 2 Cardiac Electrical Conduction

Ch. 3 The Cardiac Cycle & the Rhythm Strip

Ch. 4 The Rhythm Strip

Ch. 5 “Reading” the EKG

Ch. 6 Sinus Rhythm

Ch. 7 The Atrial Rhythms

Ch. 8 The Junctional Rhythms

Ch. 9 The Ventricular Rhythms

Ch. 10 Heart Block

Ch. 11 Pacing & Bundle Branch Blocks

Appendix A Practice Strips

Appendix B Practice Scenarios

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