Chou's Electrocardiography in Clinical Practice

Adult and Pediatric

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.


Hardbound, 752 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-3774-3



    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


    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


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