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Author Green, Jacqueline M.

Title 12-lead EKG confidence : a step-by-step guide / Jacqueline M. Green, Anthony J. Chiaramida
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York, NY : Springer Pub., ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 425 pages) : illustrations
Contents Anatomy review of the human heart -- Physiology review of the heart's conduction system -- Basics of the 12-lead EKG -- Heart rate -- The PR, QRS, and QT intervals -- Axis : the science of direction -- Atrial arrhythmias -- Ventricular arrhythmias -- Junctional rhythm, heart block, and pacemakers -- Hemiblock -- Right bundle branch block -- Left bundle branch block -- The partially-occluded artery : angina and non-ST elevation MI -- The totally occluded artery : ST elevation MI -- Prolonged arterial occlusion : Q waves and equivalents -- Atrial abnormalities -- Left ventricular hypertrophy -- Right ventricular hypertrophy -- Drug and electrolyte effects -- Clinical conditions that affect the EKG
Summary This practical and comprehensive text serves as a step-by-step 'hands on' workbook approach to learning 12-Lead EKG interpretation. The authors introduce the content and technical understanding needed for the student to interpret, analyze, and 'comprehend' the variety of rhythm strips involved with 12-lead EKGs. The book begins by discussing basic principles of anatomy and physiology, including a review of the heart's electrical system. The remaining chapters introduce the most vital concepts to be mastered before continuing on. Each section is also followed by convenient practice worksheets
Notes Includes index
Print version record
Subject Electrocardiography.
Electrocardiography -- methods
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Heart.
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
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 9780826104731
Other Titles Tweleve-lead EKG confidence