The ECG in Emergency Decision Making

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9781416002598

Key Features

  • Summary boxes at the beginning of chapters give a step-by-step guide of emergency approaches
  • Clear, consistent writing and organization
  • Reflects the latest American Heart Association guidelines
  • Perforated decision making cards at the end of the book (various emergency situations) can be used for quick access in the clinical setting
  • Established, well-respected authors provide cutting-edge info that practitioners can trust
  • Reviewed by a consulting board of nationally recognized experts in the specialty area of ECG

Table of Contents

1. Acute Myocardial Infarction
2. ECG Identification of High-Risk Patients with Unstable Angina
3. Wide QRS Tachycardia
4. Narrow QRS Tachycardia
5. Monogenic Diseases Leading to Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Death
6. Slow Atrial Rhythms
7. Atrioventricular Block
8. ECG Recognition of Acute Pulmonary Embolism
9. Digitalis-Induced Emergencies
10. Other Drug-Induced Emergencies
11. Potassium-Related Emergencies
12. Pacing Emergencies
13. Prehospital Cardiac Emergencies
Appendix 1. Emergency Axis Determination
Appendix 2. Electrical Treatment Of Arrhythmias
Appendix 3. Emergency Drugs

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416002598

About the authors

Hein Wellens

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Cardiology, University of Maastricht; Chairman, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Maastricht; Maastricht, The Netherlands

Mary Conover

Affiliations and Expertise

Educational Director, Critical Care Conferences, Santa Cruz, CA