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ECG Interpretation

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ISBN-10: 1608312895

ISBN-13: 9781608312894

Edition: 5th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Springhouse Publishing Company Staff, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Staff

List price: $28.00
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Description:

ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy, Fifth Edition makes learning to read and interpret rhythm strips easy and fun. This practical and entertaining reference uses a unique, light-hearted writing style that makes learning this complex information non-threatening and highly enjoyable. The book reviews fundamental cardiac anatomy and physiology, explains how to obtain and interpret a rhythm strip, and teaches the reader how to recognize and treat sinus, atrial, and ventricular arrhythmias as well as heart blocks. In addition, the book explains how to obtain and interpret 12-lead ECGs. Special elements found throughout the reference make it easy to remember key points. Each chapter features: A summary of key points; clear, simple explanations of problems; definitions of key terms; illustrations that clearly explain key concepts; bullets, ballot boxes, and checklists that make it easy to spot important points at a glance; sidebars that highlights key facts about ECG interpretation; quick quizzes to test knowledge.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 9/25/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Contributors and consultants
Not another boring foreword
ECG fundamentals
Cardiac anatomy and physiology
Obtaining a rhythm strip
Interpreting a rhythm strip
Recognizing arrhythmias
Sinus node arrhythmias
Atrial arrhythmias
Junctional arrhythmias
Ventricular arrhythmias
Atrioventricular arrhythmias
Treating arrhythmias
Nonpharmacologic treatments
Pharmacologic treatments
The 12-lead ECG
Obtaining a 12-lead ECG
Interpreting a 12-lead ECG
Appendices and index
Practice makes perfect
ACLS algorithms
Brushing up on interpretation skills
Look-alike ECG challenge
Quick guide to arrhythmias
Glossary
Selected references
Index