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Author Lippincott

Title Just the Facts : ECG Interpretation
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (303 pages)
Series Just the Facts Series
Just the Facts Series
Contents ECG Interpretation; Contents; Contributors and consultants; Foreword; Basic electrocardiography; Sinus node arrhythmias; Atrial arrhythmias; Junctional arrhythmias; Ventricular arrhythmias; Atrioventricular blocks; ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances; ECG effects of antiarrhythmics; Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators; Basic 12-lead electrocardiography; Advanced electrocardiography; Appendices; Quick guide to cardiac arrhythmias; Cardiac drug overview; Best monitoring leads; Depolarization-repolarization cycle; Action potential curves; Cardiac conduction system
Summary 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 E
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Form Electronic book
Author Springhouse
ISBN 145116758X