EKG in a Heartbeat

EKG in a Heartbeat

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For courses involving EKG interpretation by nurses, allied health students, EMTs/paramedics and medical students. Also can be used as a supplement to a comprehensive EKG text. In the fast-paced world of healthcare, time is of the essence, and a concise and easy-to-use pocket guide is a necessity. EKG in a Heartbeat contains all the material necessary to analyze EKGs, but doesn't take hundreds of pages to cover it. It puts important information at your fingertips--where you need it, when you need it. The information is clear, accurate, and easy to find--in a heartbeat.show more

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  • Spiral bound | 100 pages
  • 99.06 x 147.32 x 10.16mm | 90.72g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130614408
  • 9780130614407

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EKG in a Heartbeat "It only takes a heartbeat to find the information that you need!" Concise and fast, "EKG in a Heartbeat "cuts to the chase and provides you with the information you need at the tip of your fingers. Appropriate as a standalone or as a companion to any comprehensive EKG text, this pocket guide provides all of the essentials necessary for EKG analysis. The "only "text with a comprehensive coverage of rhythm and 12-lead analysis, features include: Algorithms for rhythm interpretation, axis, hypertrophy, bundle branch blocks and hemiblocks. A 12-lead interpretation checklist. Rhythm pictorials, tables, charts, and graphs throughout offering quick tips on EKG interpretation. Other Titles of Interest Ellis, "EKG Plain & Simple"0-13-019745-9 Ellis, "PHH Q&A Review for EKG"0-13-019748-3 Ochs, "Recognizing and Interpreting Arrhythmias, 3e"0-8385-4323-5 Weiss, "The EKG Technician, 2e"0-13-019445-Xshow more

Table of contents

-How to Analyze a Rhythm Strip. -How to Determine the Regularity of a Rhythm. -Rhythm Regularity Summary. -How to Calculate Heart Rate. -Heart Rate Chart. -How to Determine Intervals. -The "Skinny" on Sinus Rhythms. -Sinus Rhythms Pictorial. -The "Skinny" on Atrial Rhythms. -Atrial Rhythms Pictorial. -The "Skinny" on Junctional Rhythms. -Junctional Rhythms Pictorial. -The "Skinny" on Ventricular Rhythms. -Ventricular Rhythms Pictorial. -The "Skinny" on AV Blocks. -AV Blocks Pictorial. -Main Algorithm for EKG Rhythm Interpretation. -Sinus Algorithm. -Sinus Interruptions Algorithm. -Atrial Algorithm. -Junctional Algorithm. -Ventricular Algorithm. -AV Block Algorithm. -Pacemaker Malfunctions. -Lead Placement for a Standard 12-lead EKG. -12-lead EKG Interpretation in a Nutshell. -12-lead EKG Interpretation Checklist. -How to Calculate the Electrical Axis. -How to Determine the Axis Quadrant. -How to Determine the Most Isoelectric QRS Complex. -The Perpendicular Rainbow. -Axis Determination Algorithm. -Bundle Branch Block/Hemiblock Algorithm. -Criteria for Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks. -Hypertrophy Algorithm. -Evolution of an MI. -How to Determine the Age of an MI. -Infarction Squares. -MI Criteria. -Myocardial Infarction Algorithm. -Anterior MI Pictorial. -Inferior MI Pictorial. -Lateral MI Pictorial. -Posterior MI Pictorial. -Extensive Anterior MI Pictorial. -Anteroseptal MI Pictorial. -Subendocardial MI Pictorial. -Lead Placement for a Right-sided EKG. -Right Ventricular Infarction. -Pericarditis. -Early Repolarization. -Miscellaneous EKG Effects.show more

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