Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: ECGs and the Heart (Saunders Nursing Survival Guide 2nd Revised edition)

Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: ECGs and the Heart (Saunders Nursing Survival Guide 2nd Revised edition)

By: Cynthia C. Chernecky (author), Rebecca K. Hodges (author), Kitty Garrett (author), Beverly George-Gay (author), Catherine Jackson (editor)Paperback

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This readable and student-friendly guide simplifies and clearly explains the heart and how it works. The principles of ECG interpretation are explained to help students understand ECG rhythm and its relationship to cardiac electrophysiology. This new edition features over 100 NCLEX(R) examination-style questions and provides 2-3 rhythm strips at the end of most chapters, plus 30 more at the end of the book for additional testing and review.

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1. Anatomy and Physiology 2. Reference Points for Rhythm Strip Measurments 3. Principles of Rhythm Interpretation & Waveform Analysis 4. Measuring Atrial and Ventricular Rates 5. Analyzing the Rhythm Strip 6. Troubleshooting Problems in Waveforms 7. Electrocardiogram: Monitoring and Electrode Placement 8. Normal Sinus Rhythm (NEW) 9. Sinus Dysrhythmias 10. Atrial Dysrhythmias 11. Junctional Dysrhythmias 12. Premature Ventricular Contractions 13. Ventricular Tachycardia 14. Ventricular Fibrillation 15. Idioventricular Rhythms (NEW) 16. Asystole or Ventricular Standstill 17. Atrioventricular Blocks 18. Cardiac Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests 19. Myocardial Infarction 20. Pericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade 21. Drug Effects, Toxicities and Electrolytes 22. Conduction Defects and Accessory Pathways 23. Special Considerations 24. Rhythm Strip Test

Product Details

  • publication date: 26/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781416028789
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781416028789
  • weight: 640
  • ISBN10: 1416028781
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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