Pocket Reference to Sensible Analysis of the ECG

Pocket Reference to Sensible Analysis of the ECG

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This unique text is an ideal reference to ECG rhythm analysis. It offers a clear and concise review of cardiac anatomy and physiology and progresses through interpretation and application of 3-lead and 12-lead ECG analysis. There are true-life scenarios for each chapter, taking the student through the decision-making process using analysis of the ECG as a vital tool. This text follows the outline of the revised US DOT intermediate and paramedic curricula. (KEYWORDS: ECG, EKG, 12-lead, electrocardiography, cardiac function, EMS, nursing, arrhythmia, dysrhythmia, cardiac conduction, ECG rhythm analysis, DOT intermediate and paramedic curricula, paramedic)
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 124.5 x 178.8 x 14mm | 221.44g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766805220
  • 9780766805224

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Assessment and Management of the Cardiac Patient. Chapter 2: The Electrocardiogram. Chapter 3: Complications and Management of the Cardiac Patient. Chapter 4: Medications, Electrolytes, and the ECG. Chapter 5: Sinus Rhythm and Sinus Arrhythmias. Chapter 6: Junctional Rhythm and Junctional Arrhythmias. Chapter 7: Atrial Ectopy and Atrial Arrhythmias. Chapter 8: Ventricular Ectopy, Ventricular Arrhythmias, Asystole, and Pulseless Electrical Activity. Chapter 9: The AV Conduction Defects. Chapter 10: Electronic Pacemakers and Pacer Function. Chapter 11: Arrhythmias Due to Abnormal Conduction Pathways. Chapter 12: Myocardial Infarction. Chapter 13: Intraventricular Conduction Defects. Chapter 14: Hypertrophy.
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