9788416781621

El libro del ECG

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  • ISBN13:

    9788416781621

  • ISBN10:

    8416781621

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-08-03
  • Publisher: LWW

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Summary

El Libro del ECG es la nueva edición completamente actualizada y rediseñada a todo color. Contiene 302 ilustraciones que simplifican los conceptos de mayor importancia. Es una referencia de estudio clara y concisa que la convierte en una herramienta básica para estudiantes, profesores y profesionales.

Este libro es sobre aprender. Es sobre mantener simples las cosas simples y las complicadas claras, concisas y sí, simples también. Es sobre ir de aquí a allá sin asustarle de muerte, aburrirle hasta las lágrimas o intimidarle hasta que se le caigan los calcetines. Es sobre convertir la ignorancia en conocimiento, el conocimiento en sabiduría y todo con un poco de diversión.

Características destacadas

· Enfocado a los fundamentos y principios de la actividad eléctrica del corazón

· Más de 200 electrocardiogramas

· 35 imágenes adicionales que la edición anterior

· Casos clínicos en cada capítulo

Table of Contents

Getting Started
 
Chapter 1: The Basics
Electricity and the Heart
The Cells of the Heart
Time and Voltage
P Waves, QRS Complexes, T Waves, and Some Straight Lines
Naming the Straight Lines
Summary: The Waves and Straight Lines of the EKG
Making Waves
The 12 Views of the Heart
A Word About Vectors
The Normal 12-Lead EKG
Summary: Orientation of the Waves of the Normal EKG
Coming Attractions
 
Chapter 2: Hypertrophy and Enlargement of the Heart
Definitions
Axis
Summary: Axis
Axis Deviation, Hypertrophy, and Enlargement
Atrial Enlargement
Summary: Atrial Enlargement
Ventricular Hypertrophy
Secondary Repolarization Abnormalities of Ventricular Hypertrophy
Summary: Ventricular Hypertrophy
CASE 1
CASE 2
 
Chapter 3: Arrhythmias
The Clinical Manifestations of Arrhythmias
Why Arrhythmias Happen
Rhythm Strips
How to Determine the Heart Rate From the EKG
The Five Basic Types of Arrhythmias
Arrhythmias of Sinus Origin
Summary: Arrhythmias of Sinus Origin
Ectopic Rhythms
Reentrant Rhythms
The Four Questions
Supraventricular Arrhythmias
Summary: Supraventricular Arrhythmias
Ventricular Arrhythmias
Summary: Ventricular Arrhythmias
Supraventricular Versus Ventricular Arrhythmias
Summary: Ventricular Tachycardia Versus PSVT With Aberrancy
Programmed Electrical Stimulation
Implantable Defibrillators
External Defibrillators
CASE 3
CASE 4
CASE 5
 
Chapter 4: Conduction Blocks
What Is a Conduction Block?
AV Blocks
Summary: AV Blocks
Bundle Branch Block
Summary: Bundle Branch Block
Hemiblocks
Combining Right Bundle Branch Block and Hemiblocks
Blocks That Underachieve
The Ultimate in Playing With Blocks: Combining AV Blocks, Right Bundle
Branch Block, and Hemiblocks
Pacemakers
CASE 6
CASE 7
CASE 8
 
Chapter 5: Preexcitation Syndromes
What Is Preexcitation?
Wolff–Parkinson–White Syndrome
Lown–Ganong–Levine Syndrome
Associated Arrhythmias
Summary: Preexcitation
CASE 9
 
Chapter 6: Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
What Is a Myocardial Infarction?
How to Diagnose a Myocardial Infarction
Summary: The EKG Changes of an Evolving Myocardial Infarction
Localizing the Infarct
Non–Q-Wave Myocardial Infarctions
Apical Ballooning Syndrome
Angina
Summary: The ST Segment in Ischemic Cardiac Disease
Limitations of the EKG in Diagnosing an Infarction
Stress Testing
CASE 10
CASE 11
 
Chapter 7: Finishing Touches
Electrolyte Disturbances
Hypothermia
Drugs
More on the QT Interval
Other Cardiac Disorders
Pulmonary Disorders
Central Nervous System Disease
Sudden Cardiac Death
The Athlete’s Heart
Preparticipation Screening for Athletes
Sleep Disorders
The Preoperative Evaluation
Summary: Miscellaneous Conditions
CASE 12
CASE 13
 
Chapter 8: Putting It All Together
The 11-Step Method for Reading EKGs
Review Charts
 
Chapter 9: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

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