Making Sense of the ECG: Cases for Self Assessment

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 2nd

Authors/Editor: Houghton, Andrew R.

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 978-1-44-418185-2

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Presents everything you need to assess your ability to interpret ECGs accurately; perform differential diagnosis; and decide upon the most appropriate clinical management in each situation.

So you think you've grasped how to read and interpret ECGs? You can measure a QT interval, distinguish between VT and SVT and know when to refer a patient to a cardiologist? Consolidate your knowledge by putting principles into practice. The patients' history, examination and initial investigations are presented along with questions on the ECG interpretation. Detailed explanatory answers ensure this book solves your queries as well as providing practical guidance and essential revision.

* Each case is presented over 4 pages, setting out the clinical scenario and ECG, questions to prompt the reader, ECG analysis, and detailed answers and commentary providing the appropriate action to take
* User-friendly two-colour landscape design, fully illustrated with clear ECGs
* Written by the same respected authors and the perfect companion to Making Sense of the ECG, Third Edition, with useful cross-references allowing students to learn, revise and test themselves on all aspects of electrocardiography


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: CRC Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Houghton, Andrew R.
ISBN: 978-1-44-418185-2
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 2nd
Pages: 304
Illustrations: 70
Year: 2014