Key Features

  • A practical and highly informative guide to a difficult subject.
  • Provides a full understanding of the ECG in the diagnosis and management of abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  • Emphasises the role of the full 12 lead ECG with realistic reproduction of recordings.
  • The unique page size allows presentation of all 12-lead ECGs across a single page for clarity.

Table of Contents

The basics of the ECG

  • What the ECG is about
  • Conduction and its problems
  • The rhythm of the heart
  • Abnormalities of P waves, QRS complexes and T waves

Making the most of the ECG

  • The ECG in healthy subjects
  • The ECG in patients with chest pain and breathlessness
  • The ECG in patients with palpitations and syncope

  • Now test yourself

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702046421
Electronic ISBN:
9780702056925