Fast Facts about EKGs for Nurses: The Rules of Identifying EKGs in a Nutshell

Fast Facts about EKGs for Nurses: The Rules of Identifying EKGs in a Nutshell

By: Michele Angell Landrum (author)Paperback

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In an easy-to-use ""Fast Facts"" format, this pocket-sized reference provides clear and precise access to basic EKG information and EKG recognition guidelines that nurses use daily. The guide helps readers to accurately identify EKG rhythms and provides clear explanations of cardiac anatomy and electrical conduction pathways along with a step-by-step approach for evaluating EKG rhythm strips. The book also addresses various clinical causes of each rhythm. Real-life cardiac case scenarios and the generous use of practice rhythm strips will help students to master the challenging task of identifying EKG rhythms clearly and accurately. The book's ""Fast Facts in a Nutshell"" feature provides bullet-point lists that highlight core concepts. Written for nursing students and new nurses, this resource will also be a helpful tutorial for seasoned nurses needing a quick refresher.

About Author

Michele Landrum, RN, CCRN, is a Clinical Nurse Educator with the Staff Development Department at Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama, USA where she teaches the RN EKG training program and AHA ACLS and PALS courses. She also assisted in the development of EKG courses for monitor technicians who have no prior medical/cardiac training. Her specialties include the Cardiac Care Unit, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and Electrophysiology Lab. She has authored two books for Springer Publishing: Fast Facts for the Travel Nurse (2010) and Fast Facts for the Critical Care Nurse (2012).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780826120069
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 172
  • ID: 9780826120069
  • ISBN10: 0826120067

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