ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

By: Pam Bernath (author), Fred M. Kusumoto (author)Paperback

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This is a book for any care provider - from advanced students and nurses to residents and even specialists - who needs to master the interpretation of ECGs, especially while "on the spot" at the point of care. This easy-to-use, visual guide takes a novel approach, foregrounding the visual clues or "keys" that readers can learn to recognize in ECGs and thus make rapid decisions about next steps at the point of care. The comparatively minimal text focuses on "must-know" information about the underlying cause of ECG abnormalities. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

About Author

Fred Kusumoto, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at Mayo College of Medicine and Director of the Electrophysiology and Pacing Section at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. He has been heavily involved in teaching throughout his career and received Mayo s Excellence in Training in the Discipline of Cardiovascular Diseases two years in a row. He also earned the Teacher of the Year award at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Kusumoto has written two books on cardiac devices and cardiac pathophysiology and has authored over fifty journal articles and book chapters. His most recent book is our own Understanding Intracardiac EGMs and ECGs (2010). Pam Bernath, RN, also of Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, has been a nurse for almost forty years and has taught ECG analysis to the nursing staff at Mayo for the past six years. This will be her first book publication.


Master Algorithm, viii Preface, ix Chapter 1: Technical Issues, 1 Chapter 2: The Normal ECG, 13 Chapter 3: ECG Interpretation Basics, 32 Chapter 4: Abnormal Repolarization: ST Segment Elevation, 37 Chapter 5: Abnormal Repolarization: ST Segment Depression, 98 Chapter 6: Abnormal Repolarization: T Wave Changes and the QT Interval, 117 Chapter 7: Abnormal Depolarization: A Prominent R Wave in V1, 148 Chapter 8: Abnormal Depolarization: Wide QRS Complexes and Other Depolarization Abnormalities, 184 Chapter 9: Arrhythmias: Normal Rates and Skips, 214 Chapter 10: Arrhythmias: Bradycardia, 241 Chapter 11: Arrhythmias: Tachycardia, 272 Chapter 12: Arrhythmias: Pacing, 334 Chapter 13: Clinical Use of the ECG: Stress Testing, 347 Chapter 14: Clinical Use of the ECG: Clinical Problems, 366 Appendices, 380 Index, 387

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470655566
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 404
  • ID: 9780470655566
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 0470655569

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