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ECGs Made Easy - Book & Pocket Guide Package,9780323014328

ECGs Made Easy - Book & Pocket Guide Package

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9780323014328

ISBN10:
0323014321
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Pub. Date:
6/22/2001
Publisher(s):
Mosby
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Summary

The new, updated second edition of ECGs MADE EASY continues to focus on the essential information needed to understand and interpret basic dysrhythmias. With plain language and straightforward explanations, this text targets the beginning ECG student. Packaged FREE with every text is ECGs Made Easy Pocket Reference , a quick reference handbook, color-coded to match the sections in the textbook. Major principles are restated for learning reinforcement, and key tables and ECGs from the text are included for easy reference. A handy heart rate calculator ruler and 12-lead ECG reference card are also included in the text.

Table of Contents

Anatomy and Physiology
1(21)
Objectives
1(1)
Location of the Heart
2(1)
Size and Shape of the Heart
3(1)
Heart Chambers
3(1)
Atria
3(1)
Ventricles
4(1)
Layers of the Heart
4(2)
Cardiac Muscle
6(2)
Valves of the Heart
8(2)
Atrioventricular Valves
8(1)
Semilunar Valves
9(1)
Heart Sounds
10(1)
Blood Flow Through the Heart
11(1)
Cardiac Cycle
11(1)
Atrial Systole and Diastole
11(1)
Ventricular Systole and Diastole
12(1)
Coronary Circulation
12(2)
Coronary Arteries
13(1)
Coronary Veins
14(1)
Heart Rate
14(4)
Baroreceptors
15(1)
Chemoreceptors
15(1)
Parasympathetic Stimulation
15(1)
Sympathetic Stimulation
16(2)
The Heart as a Pump
18(3)
Venous Return
18(1)
Cardiac Output
18(1)
Blood Pressure
19(1)
Stroke Volume
19(2)
Stop & Review
21(1)
Basic Electrophysiology
22(51)
Objectives
22(1)
Types of Cardiac Cells
23(1)
Cardiac Action Potential
23(2)
Types of Action Potentials
24(1)
Polarization, Depolarization, and Repolarization
25(4)
Polarization
25(1)
Depolarization
26(1)
Repolarization
26(1)
Phases of the Cardiac Action Potential
27(2)
Refractory Periods
29(1)
Absolute Refractory Period
29(1)
Relative Refractory Period
29(1)
Supernormal Period
29(1)
Properties of Cardiac Cells
30(1)
Conduction System
31(6)
Sinoatrial Node
31(1)
Atrioventricular Junction
32(3)
Right and Left Bundle Branches
35(1)
Purkinje Fibers
36(1)
Causes of Dysrhythmias
37(1)
Enhanced Automaticity
37(1)
Reentry
37(1)
Escape Beats or Rhythms
38(1)
Conduction Disturbances
38(1)
Electrocardiogram
38(12)
Electrodes
38(1)
Leads
39(3)
Standard Limb Leads
42(3)
Modified Chest Leads
45(1)
Augmented Limb Leads
45(2)
Precordial (Chest) Leads
47(3)
ECG Paper
50(1)
Waveforms
51(11)
P Wave
51(2)
PR Segment
53(1)
PR Interval
53(1)
QRS Complex
54(3)
ST Segment
57(2)
T Wave
59(1)
QT Interval
60(1)
U Wave
60(2)
Artifact
62(1)
Loose Electrodes
62(1)
Patient Movement/Muscle Activity
62(1)
60-Cycle (AC) Interference
62(1)
Rate Measurement
63(2)
Method 1: Six-Second Method
63(1)
Method 2: Large Boxes
63(1)
Method 3: Small Boxes
64(1)
Method 4: Sequence Method
64(1)
Rhythm/Regularity
65(1)
Ventricular Rhythm
65(1)
Atrial Rhythm
65(1)
Terminology
66(1)
Analyzing a Rhythm Strip
66(4)
Assess the Rate
66(1)
Assess Rhythm/Regularity
66(1)
Identify and Examine P Waves
66(1)
Assess Intervals (Evaluate Conduction)
66(1)
Evaluate the Overall Appearance of the Rhythm
67(1)
Interpret the Rhythm and Evaluate Its Clinical Significance
67(3)
Stop & Review
70(3)
Sinus Mechanisms
73(16)
Objectives
73(1)
Overview
74(1)
Sinus Rhythm
74(1)
ECG Criteria
74(1)
Sinus Bradycardia
75(1)
ECG Criteria
75(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
75(1)
Intervention
76(1)
Sinus Tachycardia
76(1)
ECG Criteria
76(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
76(1)
Intervention
77(1)
Sinus Arrhythmia
77(1)
ECG Criteria
77(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
78(1)
Intervention
78(1)
Sinoatrial (SA) Block
78(1)
ECG Criteria
78(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
79(1)
Intervention
79(1)
Sinus Arrest
79(4)
ECG Criteria
80(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
80(1)
Intervention
80(3)
Stop & Review
83(6)
Atrial Rhythms
89(27)
Objectives
89(1)
Overview
90(1)
Atrial Dysrhythmias: Mechanisms
90(1)
Premature Atrial Complexes (PACs)
91(3)
ECG Criteria
91(3)
Causes and Clinical Significance
94(1)
Intervention
94(1)
Wandering Atrial Pacemaker
94(1)
ECG Criteria
94(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
95(1)
Intervention
95(1)
Multifocal Atrial Tachycardia
95(1)
ECG Criteria
95(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
95(1)
Intervention
96(1)
Supraventricula Tachycardia (SVT)
96(7)
Atrial Tachycardia
97(1)
AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia (AVNRT)
98(3)
AV Reentrant Tachycardia (AVRT)
101(2)
Atrial Flutter
103(2)
ECG Criteria
103(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
104(1)
Intervention
104(1)
Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
105(5)
ECG Criteria
105(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
106(1)
Intervention
107(3)
Stop & Review
110(6)
Junctional Rhythms
116(15)
Objectives
116(1)
Overview
117(1)
Premature Junctional Complexes (PJCs)
118(1)
ECG Criteria
118(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
119(1)
Intervention
119(1)
Junctional Escape Beats/Rhythm
119(2)
ECG Criteria
119(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
120(1)
Intervention
120(1)
Accelerated Junctional Rhythm
121(1)
ECG Criteria
121(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
121(1)
Intervention
121(1)
Junctional Tachycardia
121(4)
ECG Criteria
121(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
122(1)
Intervention
122(3)
Stop & Review
125(6)
Ventricular Rhythms
131(26)
Objectives
131(1)
Overview
132(1)
Premature Ventricular Complexes (PVCs)
132(4)
ECG Criteria
132(1)
Types of PVCs
133(2)
Causes and Clinical Significance
135(1)
Intervention
136(1)
Ventricular Escape Beats/Rhythm
136(2)
ECG Criteria
136(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
137(1)
Intervention
138(1)
Accelerated Idioventricular Rhythm (AIVR)
138(1)
ECG Criteria
138(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
138(1)
Intervention
139(1)
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
139(1)
ECG Criteria
139(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
139(1)
Intervention
140(1)
Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
140(4)
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
141(1)
Torsades de Pointes (TdP)
142(2)
Ventricular Fibrillation (VF)
144(2)
ECG Criteria
144(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
144(1)
Intervention
145(1)
Asystole (Cardiac Standstill)
146(1)
ECG Criteria
146(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
146(1)
Intervention
146(1)
Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
146(5)
ECG Criteria
146(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
147(1)
Intervention
147(4)
Stop & Review
151(6)
Atrioventricular (AV) Blocks
157(15)
Objectives
157(1)
Overview
158(1)
First-Degree AV Block
159(1)
ECG Criteria
159(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
160(1)
Intervention
160(1)
Second-Degree AV Blocks
160(4)
Overview
160(1)
Second-Degree AV Block, Type I (Wenckebach, Mobitz Type I)
160(1)
Second-Degree AV Block, Type II (Mobitz Type II)
161(2)
Second-Degree AV Block, 2:1 Conduction (2:1 AV Block)
163(1)
Complete AV Block
164(4)
ECG Criteria
164(1)
Causes and Clinical Significance
165(1)
Intervention
165(3)
Stop & Review
168(4)
Pacemaker Rhythms
172(20)
Objectives
172(1)
Pacemaker Terminology
173(1)
Pacemaker Systems
174(6)
Overview
174(1)
Permanent Pacemakers
175(1)
Temporary Pacemakers
175(1)
Pacemaker Electrodes
176(1)
Pacemaker Modes
176(1)
Pacemaker Identification Codes
177(1)
Single-Chamber Pacemakers
178(1)
Dual-Chamber Pacemakers
179(1)
Current Research
180(1)
Transcutaneous Pacing (TCP)
180(3)
Indications
180(1)
Technique
180(2)
Contraindications for TCP
182(1)
Limitations of TCP
183(1)
Pacemaker Malfunction
183(2)
Failure to Pace
183(1)
Failure to Capture
183(1)
Failure to Sense (Undersensing)
184(1)
Oversensing
184(1)
Pacemaker Complications
185(1)
Complications of Transcutaneous Pacing
185(1)
Complications of Temporary Transvenous Pacing
185(1)
Complications of Permanent Pacing
185(1)
Analyzing Pacemaker Function on the ECG
185(2)
Identify the Intrinsic Rate and Rhythm
185(1)
Is There Evidence of Paced ACtivity?
185(1)
Evaluate the Escape Interval
186(1)
Analyze the Rhythm Strip
186(1)
Stop & Review
187(5)
Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG
192(41)
Objectives
192(1)
Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG
193(1)
Anatomy Review
193(1)
Right Coronary Artery (RCA)
193(1)
Left Coronary Artery (LCA)
193(1)
Planes
194(1)
Frontal Plane Leads
194(1)
Horizontal Plane Leads
194(1)
Leads
194(3)
Standard Limb Leads
195(1)
Augmented Limb Leads
196(1)
Precordial Leads
196(1)
Vectors
197(2)
Axis
198(1)
Ischemia, Injury, and Infarction
199(5)
Ischemia
200(1)
Injury
201(1)
Infarction
202(2)
Layout of the 12-Lead ECG
204(1)
12-Lead Changes Indicating Infarction
205(2)
R-Wave Progression
206(1)
Localization of Infarctions
207(6)
Lateral Wall
208(1)
Inferior Wall
208(1)
Septum
209(1)
Anterior Wall
210(1)
Posterior Wall
210(3)
Right Ventricular Infarction
213(1)
Intraventricular Conduction Delays
213(6)
Structures of the Intraventricular Conduction System
213(3)
Blood Supply to the Intraventricular Conduction System
216(1)
Bundle Branch Activation
216(3)
Chamber Enlargement
219(3)
Atrial Enlargement
219(2)
Ventricular Enlargement
221(1)
ECG Changes Associated With Electrolyte Disturbances
222(6)
Sodium
222(1)
Calcium
223(1)
Magnesium
223(1)
Potassium
224(4)
Analyzing the 12-Lead ECG
228(2)
Stop & Review
230(3)
Post-Test
233(25)
Multiple Choice and True/False
233(5)
Test Rhythm Strips
238(20)
Appendix A 258(36)
1 Stop and Review Answers
258(1)
2 Stop and Review Answers
259(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
260(2)
3 Stop and Review Answers
262(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
263(2)
4 Stop and Review Answers
265(4)
Practice Rhythm Strips
266(3)
5 Stop and Review Answers
269(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
270(2)
6 Stop and Review Answers
272(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
273(2)
7 Stop and Review Answers
275(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
276(2)
8 Stop and Review Answers
278(3)
Practice Rhythm Strips
279(2)
9 Stop and Review Answers
281(2)
Practice Rhythm Strips
282(1)
10 Post-Test Answers
283(11)
Rhythm Strips
286(8)
Glossary 294(8)
Credits 302


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