Key Features

  • Comprehensively and expertly describes how to capture and interpret all normal and abnormal ECG findings in adults and children.
  • Features the expertise of internationally recognized authorities on electrocardiography, for advanced assistance in mastering the subtle but critical nuances of this complex diagnostic modality.

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

Details

No. of pages:
752
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416037743
Electronic ISBN:
9781437711028