Understanding EKGs : A Practical Approach
For courses in Nursing, Paramedics, Intermediate EMT courses, Monitor Tech courses, ACLS courses, and Cardiovascular Emergency courses.Intended for students with no prior knowledge in the field of EKG interpretation, this text explains the subject in its simplest and most understandable context. It presents a straightforward overview of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, and takes a unique "five-step" approach to teaching the basics of EKG interpretation.
- Paperback | 252 pages
- 208.28 x 271.78 x 12.7mm | 589.67g
- 01 Jan 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
- colour illustrations
Table of contents
1. The Anatomy of the Heart: Structure. 2. Cardiovascular Physiology. 3. Basic Electrophysiology. 4. The Electrical Conduction System. 5. The Electrocardiogram. 6. Interpretation of an EKG Strip. 7. Introducing the Sinus Rhythms. 8. Introducing the Atrial Rhythms. 9. Introducing the Junctional Rhythms. 10. Introducing the Ventricular Rhythms. 11. Introducing the Heart Block Rhythms. 12. Introducing the Pacemaker Rhythms. 13. Assessment and Treatment of the Patient with Cardiac Emergencies. 14. More Review Questions. 15. Review AKG Strips. Appendix: Answers to Review Questions and Strips.