ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides time-starved nurses with the essentials of electrocardiography in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime and anywhere and uses charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. Topics include ECG basics, such as obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips; arrhythmia interpretation; pacemakers and ICDs; and 12-lead ECGs. For each arrhythmia, causes, signs and symptoms, and pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment are presented. Test Zone questions and answers evaluate the reader's mastery of the subject.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781451152395
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 07/14/2009
Series: Incredibly Easy! Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

  1. Basic electrocardiography
  2. Sinus node arrhythmias
  3. Atrial arrhythmias
  4. Junctional arrhythmias
  5. Ventricular arrhythmias
  6. Atrioventricular blocks
  7. ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances
  8. ECG effects of antiarrhythmic drugs
  9. Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators
  10. Basic 12-lead electrocardiography
  11. Advanced electrocardiography


    Appendix A: Quiz
    Appendix B: Answers
    Appendix C: Cardiac drug overview
    Appendix D: Best monitoring leads
    Selected references


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