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ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation / Edition 7

ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation / Edition 7

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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
• Skillbuilder 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
Posttest with mix of more than 100 waveform rhythm strips, for student testing or self-evaluation

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469899817
Publisher: LWW
Publication date: 07/08/2016
Edition description: Seventh, North American Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 126,780
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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