Chou's Electrocardiography in Clinical Practice

Adult and Pediatric

By

  • Borys Surawicz, MD, MACC, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Medicine, Senior Research Associate, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Member of the Care Group, Indianapolis, IN
  • Timothy Knilans, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine; Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, The Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Widely considered the optimal electrocardiography reference for practicing physicians, and consistently rated as the best choice on the subject for board preparation, this is an ideal source for mastering the fundamental principles and clinical applications of ECG. The 6th edition captures all of the latest knowledge in the field, including expanded and updated discussions of pediatric rhythm problems, pacemakers, stress testing, implantable cardiodefibrillator devices, and much more. It's the perfect book to turn to for clear and clinically relevant guidance on all of today’s ECG applications.
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Audience

Cardiologists

 

Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3774-3


Table of Contents

SECTION I ADULT ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY

1 Normal Electrocardiogram: Origin and Description

2 Atrial Abnormalities

3 Ventricular Enlargement

4 Left Bundle Branch Block

5 Right Bundle Branch Block

6 Other Intraventricular Conduction Disturbances

7 Acute Ischemia: Electrocardiographic Patterns

8 Myocardial Infarction and Electrocardiographic Patterns Simulating Myocardial Infarction

9 Non-Q Wave Myocardial Infarction, Unstable Angina Pectoris,
Myocardial Ischemia

10 Stress Test

11 Pericarditis and Cardiac Surgery

12 Diseases of the Heart and Lungs

13 Sinus Rhythms

14 Atrial Rhythms

15 Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation

16 Atrioventricular Junctional Rhythms

17 Ventricular Arrhythmias

18 Torsade de Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, and Differential Diagnosis of Wide QRS Tachycardias

19 Atrioventricular Block; Concealed Conduction; Gap Phenomenon

20 Ventricular Preexcitation (Wolff Parkinson-White Syndrome and Its Variants)

21 Effect of Drugs on the Electrocardiogram

22 Electrolytes, Temperature, Central Nervous System Diseases, and Miscellaneous Effects

23 T Wave Abnormalities

24 QT Interval, U Wave Abnormalities, and Cardiac Alternans

25 Misplacement of Leads and Electrocardiographic Artifacts

26 Artificial Electronic Pacemakers

27 Ambulatory Electrocardiography

SECTION II
PEDIATRIC ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY


28 Normal Electrocardiograms in Infants and Children

29 Abnormal Electrocardiograms in Infants and Children

30 Congenital Heart Diseases

31 Cardiac Arrhythmias in Infants and Children