Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Electrocardiography for Health Care Personnel provides ECG skills training for health care students as well as health care personnel who are interested in mastering additional skills. The text includes the essential skills needed to perform an ECG, including anatomy of the heart, basic characteristics, equipment, appropriate intervention, and other technical applications, such as Holter monitoring and stress testing. Emphasis throughout the text is placed on troubleshooting.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1:Role of the Electrocardiographer

Chapter 2: The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 3: The Electrocardiograph

Chapter 4: Performing an ECG

Chapter 5: Rhythm Strip Interpretation and Sinus Rhythms

Chapter 6: Atrial Dysrhythmias

Chapter 7: Junctional Dysrhythmias

Chapter 8: Heart Block Dysrhythmias

Chapter 9: Rhythms Originating from the Ventricles

Chapter 10: Pacemaker Rhythms and Bundle Branch Block

Chapter 11: Exercise Electrocardiography

Chapter 12: Ambulatory Monitoring

Chapter 13: Clinical Management of the Cardiac Patient

Chapter 14: Basic 12-Lead ECG Interpretation

App A Cardiovascular Medications

App B Standard and Isolation Precautions

App C Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

App D Anatomical Terms


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