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12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation

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    ISBN: 9780763773519
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    Second Edition
    ISBN: 9780763773519

Tomas B. Garcia, MD

Welcome to the most comprehensive resource on 12-Lead ECG interpretation!

This all-encompassing, four-color text, updated to the new Second Edition,
is designed to make you a fully advanced interpreter of ECGs. Whether
you are paramedic, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant,
medical student, or physician wanting to learn or brush up on your
knowledge of electrocardiography, this book will meet your needs.

12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation, Second Edition takes the complex subject of electrocardiography and presents it in a simple, innovative, 3-level approach. Level 1 provides basic information for those with minimal experience interpreting ECGs. Level 2 provides intermediate information for those with a basic understanding of the principles of electrocardiography. Level 3
provides advanced information for those with some mastery of the
subject. The entire text is written in a friendly, easy-to-read tone.
Additionally, the text contains real-life, full-size ECG strips that are
integrated throughout the text and analyzed in conjunction with the
concepts they illustrate.

Features and Benefits

The Second Edition adds
a section of 50 new, real-life, full-size ECGs for the student to
practice interpretation skills. Discussions of each ECG are included.

Table of Contents

Part  1  The Basics
Chapter  1  Anatomy
Chapter  2  Electrophysiology
Chapter  3  Individual Vectors
Chapter  4  The Actual ECG: Paper and Ink
Chapter  5  ECG Tools
Chapter  6  The Basic Beat
Chapter  7  The Rate
Chapter  8  Rhythms

Part  2  ECG Interpretation
Chapter  9  The P Wave
Chapter  10  The PR Interval
Chapter  11  The QRS Complex
Chapter  12  The Electrical Axis
Chapter  13  Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks
Chapter  14  ST Segment and T Waves
Chapter  15  Acute Myocardial Infarction
Chapter  16  Electrolyte and Drug Effects
Chapter  17  Putting It All Together

Part  3  Test ECGs
Appendix  Acronyms
Appendix  Additional Readings
Appendix  Glossary
Appendix  ECG Index
Appendix  Index

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