Key Features

  • A comprehensive account of the ECG set in a broad context with emphasis on the scientific principles and practical aspects of the technology.
  • Describes how to actually perform an ECG so that perfect results are achieved every time.
  • Includes an alphabetical abnormalities listing guiding the reader to the correct diagnosis.
  • Clinical scenarios place the ECG in a real-life context.

Table of Contents

Section 1 : ECG basics and history

Section 2 : The ECG in practice

Section 3 : How to read an ECG
Heart rate and rhythms
Intervals and wave forms
A–Z of abnormalities

Index

Details

No. of pages:
168
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443101830

About the authors

Steve Bowbrick

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Cardiac Physiologist, Princess Royal University Hospital, Farnborough, Kent, UK

Alex Borg

Affiliations and Expertise

Cardiology Research Registrar, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK