The ECG in Emergency Decision Making (2nd Revised edition)

The ECG in Emergency Decision Making (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mary Boudreau Conover (author), Hein J. J. Wellens (author)Paperback

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"The ECG in Emergency Decision Making, second edition" explains and illustrates the importance of 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) in making rapid and informed decisions in cardiac care. It covers the logical steps to the ECG recognition of the underlying mechanism of cardiac emergencies, their prognostic significance, and the best treatment. AHA treatment guidelines are presented, aspects of differential diagnosis are explained, and perforated decision-making cards are included.

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Contents

1. Acute Myocardial Infarction 2. ECG Identification of High-Risk Patients with Unstable Angina 3. Wide QRS Tachycardia 4. Narrow QRS Tachycardia 5. Monogenic Diseases Leading to Cardiac Arrhythmias and Sudden Death 6. Slow Atrial Rhythms 7. Atrioventricular Block 8. ECG Recognition of Acute Pulmonary Embolism 9. Digitalis-Induced Emergencies 10. Other Drug-Induced Emergencies 11. Potassium-Related Emergencies 12. Pacing Emergencies 13. Prehospital Cardiac Emergencies Appendix 1. Emergency Axis Determination Appendix 2. Electrical Treatment Of Arrhythmias Appendix 3. Emergency Drugs

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781416002598
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781416002598
  • weight: 630
  • ISBN10: 1416002596
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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