Key Features

  • Diagnose the key rhythm disorders that are relevant to today's clinical practice through expert pearls and advice.
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Table of Contents

Part One: Basic Principles and Patterns

1. Introductory Principles


2. Basic ECG Waves


3. ECG Leads


4. The Normal ECG


5. Electrical Axis and Axis Deviation


6. Atrial and Ventricular Enlargement


7. Ventricular Conduction Disturbances -
Bundle Branch Blocks


8. Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction, Section I -
ST Segment Elevation Ischemia and Q Wave Infarct Patterns


9. Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction, Section II -
ST Segment Depression Ischemia and Non-Q Wave Infarct Patterns


10. Drug Effects, Electrolyte Abnormalities and Metabolic Factors


11. Pericardial, Myocardial, and Pulmonary Syndromes


12. Wolff-Parkinson-White Preexcitation Patterns



Part Two: Cardiac Rhythm Disturbances

13. Sinus Rhythms


14. Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Section I -
Premature Atrial and AV Junctional Beats, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardias,
and AV Junctional Rhythms



15. Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Section II -
Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation


16. Ventricular Arrhythmias


17. Atrioventricular (AV) Heart Block


18. Digitalis Toxicity


19. Cardiac Arrest and Sudden Cardiac Death


20. Bradycardias and Tachycardias: Review and Differential Diagnosis


21. Pacemakers an Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators: A Brief



Part Three: Overview and Review

22. How to Interpret an ECG


23. Limitations and Uses of the ECG


24. ECG Differential Diagnoses: Instant Reviews

Part Four: Self Assessment Problems

Questions


Answers to Self-Assessment Problems


Answers to Chapter Questions


Bibliography

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9780323087865
Electronic ISBN:
9780323091565