Multiple Lead ECGs: A Practical Analysis of Arrhythmias

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Cengage Learning, 19 juil. 2012 - 528 pages
Multiple Lead ECGs: A Practical Analysis of Arrhythmias is an easy to use, comprehensive text for use by all levels of clinicians, educators and any students of electrocardiography related to patient care. The chapters were developed following a consistent format including commonly encountered arrhythmias, their ECG characteristics, signs and symptoms and proposed interventions. To aide the reader, the book features a self-assessment at the end of each chapter and an overall review to include interventions. Also included are answers to self-assessment exercises, normal ranges and variations in the adult 12-lead ECG. There is also quick review of assessment and interventions, medication profiles, a list of abbreviations and a comprehensive glossary.
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Table des matières

Review of Cardiac Anatomy and Function
1
Electrophysiology of the Heart
13
The ECG and the Multiple Lead System
21
Rate Rhythm and Wave Forms
30
Axis Determination and Implications
63
The Sinus Mechanisms
77
The Junctional Mechanisms
93
The Atrial Mechanisms
107
Myocardial Perfusion Deficits and ECG Changes
246
Electronic Pacemakers
287
General Review and Assessment Exercises
311
Answers to SelfAssessment Exercises
332
Normal Ranges and Variations in the Adult 12Lead Electrocardiogram
423
Emergency Cardiac Care Guidelines
425
Quick Review of Assessment and Interventions for Patients with Arrhythmias
437
Medication Profiles
443

The Ventricular Mechanisms
141
AV Conduction Defects
173
Intraventricular Conduction Defects
193
Chamber Enlargement and Hypertrophy
215
Arrhythmias due to Abnormal Conduction Pathways
231
List of Abbreviations
477
Glossary
480
References
489
Index
493
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Dr. Lewis is the President of KACEL, Inc. Professional and Community Education. She is also adjunct faculty within the Maricopa County Community College District where she is accredited to teach in all level of EMS courses and is an Examiner for the National Registry of EMTs. After serving as EMT/FSC Department Chair at Phoenix College since 1986, Dr. Lewis retired in 2005. During that time she was also a member of the Arizona EMS Council (Governor's Appointment), and member of the National EMS Curriculum Development Group. She has worked as a critical care nurse and educator, has authored several articles and contributed to texts on nursing care, education theory and techniques, as well as various cardiovascular topics. Dr. Lewis holds many industry affiliations and credentials, is an active RN and holds a BSN in nursing and a PhD in Education.

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