Emergency Dysrhythmias and ECG Injury Patterns
If you're new to ECG interpretation or need a basic refresher this book is for you. This text is ideal for the First Responder or beginning EMT. It follows a step by step approach to interpretation while providing information on the clinical significance of dysrhythmias and interventions. Many practice opportunities are provided to allow the student to develop their interpretation skills. An introduction to the more advanced level 12-lead interpretation is also provided.
- Paperback | 500 pages
- 214.9 x 279.4 x 22.9mm | 1,161.21g
- 01 Nov 2002
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 2nd ed.
Table of contents
SECTION ONE: THE BASICS. Chapter One: Cardiac Cell Structure and Function. Chapter Two: The Cardiac Conduction System. Chapter Three: The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Complexes. Chapter Four: ECG Paper and Rate Calculation. Chapter Five: Cardiac Monitors, Lead Systems, and Artifacts. Chapter Six: Systematic Interpretation Approach to Dysrhythmias: Steps One to Four. Chapter Seven: Systematic Interpretation of Dysrhythmias Step Five. Chapter Eight: Systematic Interpretation of Dysrhythmia: Step Six. Chapter Nine: Sinus Dysrhythmias. Chapter Ten: Sinus Dysrhythmias-Self Assessment Tracings. Chapter Eleven: Supraventricular Dysrhythmias - Part One. Chapter Twelve: Supraventricular Dysrhythmias - Part Two. Chapter Thirteen: Supraventricular Dysrhythmias - Self Assessment Tracings. Chapter Fourteen: Atrio-ventricular Heart Blocks. Chapter Fifteen: Atrio-ventricular Heart Blocks - Self Assessment Tracings. Chapter Sixteen: Ventricular Dysrhythmias Part One. Chapter Seventeen: Ventricular Dysrhythmias Part Two. Chapter Eighteen: Ventricular Dysrhythmias: Self Assessment Tracings. SECTION THREE: SELECTED TOPICS. Chapter Nineteen: Artificial Pacemakers and Automatic Cardiodefibrillators. Chapter Twenty: Artificial Pacemakers and Automatic Cardiodefibrillators - Self Assessment Tracings. Chapter TwentyOne: Approach to Bradycardias and Tachycardias. Chapter TwentyTwo: Introduction to Twelve-Lead ECG and Bundle Branch Blocks. Chapter TwentyThree: ECG Ischemia, Injury and Infarction Patterns. Chapter TwentyFour: 12-Lead ECG - Self Assessment Tracings. Chapter TwentyFive: Dysrhythmias in Infants and Children. Chapter TwentySix: Clinical Scenarios in Dysrhythmias Management. SECTION FOUR: ADDITIONAL SELF-ASSESSMENT. Chapter TwentySeven: Self Assessment Tracings.