Just the Facts: ECG Interpretation

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255341-2

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This quick-reference handbook presents the essential, need-to-know facts on ECG interpretation in an easy-to-scan bulleted format, with anatomical illustrations and hundreds of waveforms in various clinical presentations.

The book provides step-by-step instructions on applying electrodes, selecting leads, and performing 12-lead ECGs and offers guidelines for swiftly and accurately interpreting ECGs.

All common arrhythmias are graphically illustrated, and a rapid-scan technique for arrhythmia identification is given. Coverage includes drug effects on ECGs and how pacemaker waveforms appear on ECGs. Appendices include a quick guide to arrhythmias, an overview of cardiac drugs, the depolarization-repolarization cycle, action potential curves, the cardiac conduction system, and an arrhythmia chart with best monitoring lead.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255341-2
Specialty:
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Nurse Practitioner
Critical Care
Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Cardiology
Pathophysiology
Advanced Practice
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 304
Illustrations: 125
Year: 2004

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