ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation

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ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation

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Author: Jane Huff
Edition: 7
ISBN: 9781469899817
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 8 3/8 x 10 7/8
Pages: 400
Pub Date: July 06, 2016

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Grasp the electrocardiography basics and identify arrhythmias accurately, with the freshly updated ECG Workout, 7th Edition.
 
Fully addressing the most common arrhythmias, this clearly worded text will take you step-by-step through expert ECG tracing interpretation methods, including differentiating among rhythm groups, equipment use, and management protocols. This is the go-to ECG guide for both student training and professional review—perfect for physicians, nurses, medical and nursing students, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, telemetry technicians, and related practitioners.
 
Get a strong grounding in accurate ECG readings with. . .

  • NEW pull-out arrhythmia summary cards help you interpret end-of-chapter practice strips
  • NEW and updated advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) guidelines incorporated in each arrhythmia chapter
  • NEW and updated figures, boxes, tables, and additional practice strips
  • Updated coverage of all ECG concepts and skills, including:
    • Illustrated anatomy and physiology of the heart
    • Electrical basis of electrocardiology
    • Arrhythmia chapters: sinus, atrial, junctional and AV blocks, ventricular and bundle-branch block rhythms—examples, causes, clinical treatments, and practice strips
    • Step-by-step direction on interpreting rhythm strips
    • Components of the ECG tracing: waveforms, intervals, segments, complexes, and waveform identification
    • Discussion of cardiac monitors, lead systems, lead placement, ECG artifacts, and troubleshooting monitor problems
    • Methods for precise rate calculation
    • Discussion of cardiac pacemakers: types, indications, function, pacemaker terminology, malfunctions, and pacemaker analysis, with practice tracings
  • ECG conversion table ensures precise heart rate calculation with plastic pocket version inside back cover
    • Skill-builder practice strips—more than 600 life-size ECG tracings:
      • End-of-chapter strips from actual patients, with 3-second indicators for rapid-rate calculation, and answers at back of book
      • A mix of arrhythmias to help you distinguish among types
  • Post-test with mix of more than 100 waveform rhythm strips, for student testing or self-evaluation