9780835953054

Basic Arrhythmias

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  • ISBN13:

    9780835953054

  • ISBN10:

    083595305X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Appropriate for any student or practicing health care provider who needs to learn or review basic EKG or arrhythmia concepts. This classic, best-selling book has been completely updated and revised to reflect the latest knowledge in the field. Now in full color, Basic Arrhythmias, Fifth Edition covers all the basics of arrhythmia interpretation and includes appendices on Clinical Implications of Arrhythmias, Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology, 12-Lead Electrocardiography, Basic 12-Lead Interpretation, and Pacemakers.

Table of Contents

Preface ix(2)
Directions xi(2)
Glossary of Abbreviations xiii
CHAPTER ONE Electrophysiology
1(16)
Self-Instructional Unit Electrical activity vs. mechanical activity; initiation of electrical flow (polarization, depolarization, repolarization); conduction system; inherent rates; pacemaker principles; irritability/escape; innervation
Key Points
13(1)
Self-Test
14(3)
CHAPTER TWO Waves and Measurements
17(28)
Self-Instructional Unit Electrodes; flow of electricity; monitoring leads; electrode placement; graph paper markings; cardiac cycle; wave identification; measurements; artifact and interference; refractoriness
Key Points
33(1)
Self-Test
34(4)
Practice Sheet (Part I)
38(2)
Practice Sheet (Part II)
40(5)
CHAPTER THREE Analyzing EKG Rhythm Strips
45(22)
Self-Instructional Unit Interpreting vs. pattern recognition; organization of approach; regularity of rhythm; rate determination; waves and wave relationships; PRI and QRS measurements; interpretation of data; learning rules of arrhythmias; categorization of arrhythmias; understanding findings
Key Points
57(1)
Self-Test
58(3)
Practice Sheet (Part I)
61(3)
Practice Sheet (Part II)
64(3)
CHAPTER FOUR Sinus Rhythms
67(21)
Self-Instructional Unit Normal Sinus Rhythm; Sinus Bradycardia; Sinus Tachycardia; Sinus Arrhythmia
Key Points
75(1)
Self-Test
76(2)
Practice Sheet
78(10)
CHAPTER FIVE Atrial Rhythms
88(29)
Self-Instructional Unit Premature Atrial Contractions; Atrial Flutter; Atrial Fibrillation; Atrial Tachycardia; Wandering Pacemaker
Key Points
101(1)
Self-Test
102(4)
Practice Sheet
106(11)
CHAPTER SIX Junctional Rhythms
117(26)
Self-Instructional Unit Premature Junctional Contractions; Junctional Escape Rhythm; Accelerated Junctional Rhythm; Junctional Tachycardia; Supraventricular Tachycardia
Key Points
131(1)
Self-Test
132(4)
Practice Sheet
136(7)
CHAPTER SEVEN Heart Blocks
143(34)
Self-Instructional Unit First Degree Heart Block; Wenckebach-Type I Second Degree Heart Block; Type II Second Degree Heart Block; Complete Heart Block
Key Points
163(1)
Self-Test
164(4)
Practice Sheet
168(9)
CHAPTER EIGHT Ventricular Rhythms
177(43)
Self-Instructional Unit Premature Ventricular Contractions; Ventricular Tachycardia; Ventricular Fibrillation; Idioventricular Rhythm; Asystole
Key Points
195(2)
Self-Test
197(6)
Practice Sheet
203(17)
CHAPTER NINE Practice Makes Perfect
220(127)
Introduction
221(1)
Practice Sheet
222(125)
CHAPTER TEN Final Challenge
347(52)
Introduction
348(1)
Self-Test
349(50)
Answer Keys
399(80)
Practice Sheets for Chapter 2
401(4)
Practice Sheets for Chapter 3
405(2)
Practice Sheet for Chapter 4
407(3)
Practice Sheet for Chapter 5
410(4)
Practice Sheet for Chapter 6
414(2)
Practice Sheet for Chapter 7
416(3)
Practice Sheet for Chapter 8
419(6)
Practice Sheet-(Chapter 9)
425(38)
Self-Test-(Chapter 10)
463(16)
APPENDIX A Clinical Implications of Arrhythmias 479(5)
APPENDIX B Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology 484
APPENDIX C 12-Lead Electrocardiography 482(23)
APPENDIX D Basic 12-Lead Interpretation 505(18)
APPENDIX E Pacemakers 523(6)
Glossary 529(8)
Index 537(6)
Flash Cards 543

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