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Author Green, Jacqueline M

Title 12-Lead EKG Confidence : a Step-By-Step Guide
Edition 3rd ed
Published New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2014


Description 1 online resource (504 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Need and Use; 12 Critical Concepts; Share 12-Lead EKG Confidence: A Step-by-Step Guide, Third Edition; Section I: Overview of Heart Function and the EKG; Chapter 1: Anatomy Review of the Human Heart; Anatomy of the Heart: Overview; The Pericardium; Layers of the Heart; Heart Chambers; The Circulation; The Heart Valves; The Coronary Circulation; The Right Coronary Artery; The Left Coronary Artery; The Left Anterior Descending Artery; The Circumflex Artery; Coronary Arteries as End Arteries
Chapter 2: Physiology Review of the Heart's Conduction SystemThe 12 EKG Leads; EKG Paper and Time Lines; The Baseline; How to Measure Waves on the EKG; Standardization; Chapter 3: Basics of the 12-Lead EKG; The Heart's Electrical System; Creation of the Rhythm: The Sinus Node; Identifying the P Wave on the EKG; Communication With the Ventricles: The Atrioventricular Node and the Bundle Branches; Depolarization of the Ventricles: The QRS Complex; Repolarization of the Ventricles: The T Wave; Section II: Methodology: Measurements and Their Clinical Significance; Chapter 4: Heart Rate
The Heart Rate: A Mandatory Part of an EKG InterpretationMeasurement of the Heart Rate; The Sinus Rhythms; The Sinus Node: Master and Servant; Sinus Tachycardia: Pathophysiology (Critical Concept!); Sinus Bradycardia: Pathophysiology; The Heart Rate Reference Table; Clinical Significance of Heart Rates: Summary to Memorize!; Worksheets; Chapter 5: The PR, QRS, and QT Intervals; The PR, QRS, and QT Intervals; Location of PR, QRS, and QT Measurements; The Sequence of Events; The PR Interval: An Intentional Delay; How to Measure the PR Interval; Long PR Intervals: 1° Atrioventricular Block
Short PR Interval: WPW SyndromeThe QRS Interval; Long QRS Intervals: Intraventricular Conduction Delay and Bundle Branch Block; The QT Interval; The QTc: QT Interval Corrected for Heart Rate; Short QTc Syndrome (SQTS); The Long QTc Interval; The Indeterminate QT Interval; Worksheets; Chapter 6: Axis-The Science of Direction; Beginning Simply: If Only We Could See Electricity; The 12 Separate EKG Leads Equal One Arrow Visually; Begin to Visualize: Draw the Direction Diagram (Memorize!); Add Degrees to the Frontal Plane Direction Diagram; Diagram Leads as One-Dimensional Sensors or Observers
The Frontal Plane Leads: Visualizing Right From Left-Lead IThe Frontal Plane Leads: Visualizing Up and Down-Lead AVF; The View From the Top: The Horizontal Plane; Draw the Horizontal Plane Diagram; Horizontal Plane Diagram: Labeling the Degree Increments; The P Wave Direction: Normally Inferiorly and to the Left; The P Wave Direction: Step by Step to Diagnosis; Worksheets; SECTION II: Review Worksheets; Section III: Common Clinical Arrhythmias; Chapter 7: Atrial Arrhythmias; Sinus Rhythm; Sinus Tachycardia; Sinus Arrhythmia; Sinus Bradycardia; Atrial Tachycardia; Atrial Flutter
Summary Praise for the Second Edition:. ""This is an excellent workbook for students or healthcare professionals who are just beginning to interpret 12-lead EKGs. The book covers what is expected, but the manner in which it presents the material brings much clarity to the topic.""--Doody''s Medical Reviews. This handy, step-by-step guide for medical and nursing students and novice practitioners delivers ample information for confidently interpreting 12-lead EKGS. It goes beyond the many EKG books that rely on rote memorization by actively engaging students in the learning process. The guide fosters
Notes Premature Atrial Contraction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Electrocardiography -- Methods -- Programmed instruction
Electrocardiography -- methods
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Genre/Form programmed textbooks.
self-instructional materials.
Programmed instructional materials.
Programmed instructional materials.
Matériel d'enseignement programmé.
Form Electronic book
Author Chiaramida, Anthony J
ISBN 9780826119056