Key Features

  • Clear ECG discussions highlight what students need to know about ECG mechanisms, rhythms, and heart blocks: How Do I Recognize It? What Causes It? What Do I Do About It?
  • Chapter objectives and key terms focus students on the most important information.
  • ECG Pearl boxes give useful hints for interpreting ECGs, such as the importance of the escape pacemaker.
  • Drug Pearl boxes highlight various medications used to treat dysrhythmias.
  • Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG chapter provides all the basics for this advanced skill, including determining electrical axis, ECG changes associated with myocardial ischemia and infarction, bundle branch block, and other conditions.
  • A comprehensive post-test is included at the end of the book to evaluate student comprehension.
  • A heart rate calculator ruler is included with each textbook, so students can measure heart rates while practicing ECG recognition.

Table of Contents

1. Anatomy and Physiology

2. Basic Electrophysiology

3. Sinus Mechanisms

4. Atrial Rhythms

5. Junctional Rhythms

6. Ventricular Rhythms

7. Atrioventricular (AV) Blocks

8. Pacemaker Rhythms

9. Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG

10. Post-Test

Glossary

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby/JEMS
Not Applicable ISBN:
9780323101066
Electronic ISBN:
9780323294997