Key Features

  • A clear, succinct, pocket-sized approach makes it easy to identify possible ST segment elevation myocardial infarction, determine the likelihood of the top STEMI imposters, and confidently categorize the ECG.
  • Streamlined explanation of STEMI recognition includes an emphasis on STEMI imposters (non-infarct causes of ST elevation).
  • Full-color illustrations clearly depict concepts and skills.

Table of Contents

1. Suspecting STEMI

Identifying J-Point

Lead "Views"

2. STEMI Imposters

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy

Bundle Branch Block and Ventricular Rhythms

Benign Early Repolarization and Pericarditis

Practice ECGs

3. Additional Lead ECGs

Right Ventricular Infarction

Posterior Wall

Interpretation

4. Practice ECGs

Details

No. of pages:
96
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby/JEMS
eBook ISBN:
9780323170277
eBook ISBN:
9780323085434
Print ISBN:
9780323077842

About the authors

Barbara Aehlert

Affiliations and Expertise

Southwest EMS Education Inc., Phoenix, AZ and Pursley, TX, USA