Accurate interpretation of the ECG is an essential skill for all health professionals. Using a unique self-assessment format, this book presents a comprehensive, incremental approach to ECG interpretation, progressing from basic to advanced concepts in electrocardiography. Amply illustrated with electrocardiograms both in the main text and the self-assessments, ECG Interpretation is a must-have practical guide that features: * An appealing, user-friendly format that will help with exam preparation * Clearly defined learning objectives to guide readers efficiently through the intricacies of ECG interpretation * Numerous practical examples of ECG strips to illustrate important concepts, including clean ECG strips to practice skills * Multiple-choice questions to consolidate learning and emphasize pertinent facts This second edition has been thoroughly revised from the original 12-lead ECG Interpretation: The Self-Assessment Approach, with fully updated text, additional electrocardiograms and new chapters covering a variety of arrhythmias and ion channelopathies.
The book is an essential aid to structured learning for electrophysiologists cardiologists in training, Internists, emergency room physicians, , medical students, nurses and. cardiac technicians.
1 Complexes and intervals. 2 Mean QRS axis determination. 3 The normal electrocardiogram. Self-Assessment Test One. 4 Intraventricular conduction defects. 5 Myocardial ischemia and infarction. Self-Assessment Test Two. 6 Chamber enlargement and hypertrophy. 7 Acute pericarditis. 8 Sinus rhythm and its discontents. Self-Assessment Test Three. 9 Atrioventricular block. 10 Atrial arrhythmias. Self-Assessment Test Four. 11 Supraventricular re-entrant tachycardia. 12 The Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Self-Assessment Test Five. 13 Junctional arrhythmias. 14 Ventricular arrhythmias. 15 The channelopathies. 16 Electronic pacing. Self-Assessment Test Six. Further reading. Answers to self-assessment tests. Index