ECGs for Nurses
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
1. The Conduction System in the Heart.
2. Principles of Cardiac Monitoring.
3. ECG Interpretation of Cardiac Arrhythmias.
4. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the SA Node.
5. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the Atria.
6. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the AV.
7. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating in the Ventricles.
8. Cardiac Arrhythmias Originating with Atrioventricular Block.
9. Cardiac Arrhythmias Associated with Cardiac Arrest.
10. Recording a 12 lead ECG.
11. Interpreting a 12 lead ECG.
12. Treatment of Cardiac Arrythmmias.
13. Record Keeping.
- Written by a nurse and aimed specifically at nurses.
- Easy-to-access information, with lots of examples and
- Essential for nurses working and studying in intensive care, high dependency units, theatre, theatre recovery, coronary care units, medical wards and accident and emergency.
British Journal of Resuscitation
'Easy to read, succinct review of the cardiac conduction
system...(a) useful tool for any health professional new to a
monitored environment, and would provide the essential baseline
knowledge required for such staff.'
British Journal of Perioperative Nursing