Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Goldsworthy, Sandra; Graham, Leslie
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 100
Translates difficult concepts into easy-to-master competencies
This is a user-friendly, step-by-step approach to the challenging clinical topic of Arrhythmia and 12-lead EKG interpretation in the Critical Care and Acute Care settings. Thoroughly researched and authored by nurses for nurses, the guide provides detailed and comprehensive concepts of Arrhythmia and 12-lead EKG interpretation with an emphasis on the nurse's role. Written by nurses with extensive experience in mentoring novice and experienced nurses asthey transition into the Critical Care arena, the book delivers the depth and breadth of knowledge required for mastery of this aspect of care forcritically ill patients throughout the lifespan.
Distinguished by its translation of difficult concepts into easy-to-master competencies, the guide's clear, logical format is peppered with evidence-based information and helpful practical tips throughout. Such features as bulleted points aid in understanding complex concepts, and learning objectives, key points summarized for quick reference to reinforce knowledge. Additionally, the book includes learning activities to evaluate understanding of content, plentiful illustrative case studies, clinical pearls, references, and end-of-chapter review questions. Unique electronic aids that include Cue Cards and Systematic Approach summaries to further add to the guide's value. The guide will be a valuable learning tool for RNs preparing for certification in critical care, experienced critical care nurses and a time-saving teaching aid for critical care clinical educators.