The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes - Text and Pocket Reference Package

The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes - Text and Pocket Reference Package

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Using an easy-to-understand, step-by-step approach, The 12-Lead ECG in Acute Coronary Syndromes describes how to accurately interpret 12-lead ECGs for effective recognition and treatment of patients experiencing ACS. This 3rd edition simplifies learning with a new three-step method for interpreting 12-lead ECGs, first exposing you to new information, then offering examples, and finally asking you to apply your knowledge. Then it takes 12-lead interpretation one step further by providing strategies to determine the likelihood of the presence of STEMI versus other causes of ST elevation. Written by two well-known educators, Tim Phalen, a paramedic, and Barbara J. Aehlert, a nurse, this guide includes the latest emergency cardiac care guidelines, new research, and new information on treating ACS in both hospital and prehospital more

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  • Paperback
  • 223.52 x 317.5 x 22.86mm | 1,179.33g
  • Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • Mosby/JEMS
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 313 illus.
  • 0323077854
  • 9780323077859
  • 148,716

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-The challenge in providing a simplified method of 12-lead ECG acquisition and infarct recognition lies in determining the information that is absolutely necessary for effective recognition and treatment of acute coronary syndromes. If too much -nice to know- information is provided, you are quickly overwhelmed. If a text supplies an inadequate amount of -need to know- information, it is of little benefit to your clinical practice. In writing this book, we have attempted to walk that fine line and avoid both of these outcomes.- - Tim Phalen, Barbara Aehlertshow more

Table of contents

1. Reviewing the Basics 2. Introduction to the 12-lead ECG 3. Acquiring the 12-lead ECG 4. Acute Coronary Syndromes 5. MI: Recognition and Localization 6. MI: Complications of Myocardial Infarction 7. Acute Coronary Syndromes Imposters 8. Practice ECGs 9. Case Studies Glossaryshow more

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