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ECG from Basics to Essentials: Step by Step

ECG from Basics to Essentials: Step by Step

Roland X. Stroobandt, S. Serge Barold, Alfons F. Sinnaeve

ISBN: 978-1-119-06641-5 January 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 440 Pages


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This brand new guide assists students, interns and residents in developing a functional understanding of the set-up, workings and interpretation of ECGs
  • Step-by-step graphics and short, bite-sized explanations
  • Covers all major cardiac abnormalities including hypertrophy, arrhythmias, conduction blocks, and pre-excitation syndromes
  • Begins with a section on physiology of the heart and the basic set up of ECG recording
  • Features top tips on what to look for, complete with illustrated examples
  • Supported by a companion website featuring additional practice tracings

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Preface, vi

About the companion website, vii

1 Anatomy and Basic Physiology, 1

2 ECG Recording and ECG Leads, 21

3 The Normal ECG and the Frontal Plane QRS Axis, 53

4 The Components of the ECG Waves and Intervals, 73

5 P waves and Atrial Abnormalities, 85

6 Chamber Enlargement and Hypertrophy, 99

7 Intraventricular Conduction Defects, 105

8 Coronary Artery Disease and Acute Coronary Syndromes, 123

9 Acute Pericarditis, 187

10 The ECG in Extracardiac Disease, 193

11 Sinus Node Dysfunction, 203

12 Premature Ventricular Complexes (PVC), 217

13 Atrioventricular Block, 227

14 Atrial Rhythm Disorders, 243

15 Ventricular Tachycardias, 279

16 Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Flutter, 305

17 Preexcitation and Wolff -Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW), 311

18 Electrolyte Abnormalities, 327

19 Electrophysiologic Concepts, 333

20 Antiarrhythmic Drugs, 351

21 Pacemakers and their ECGs, 359

22 Errors in Electrocardiography Monitoring, Computerized ECG, Other Sites of ECG Recording, 391

23 How to Read an ECG, 407

Index, 425