Monday, December 19, 2011

The ECG Workbook

Publisher: M&K Update Ltd
2nd Revised edition - August 1, 2011
Paperback: 108 pages
ISBN-10: 1905539770
ISBN-13: 978-1905539772

Many books on ECG interpretation use simulated ECG tracings. Most of the traces that you find in this book are from real people and of the quality that you will be expected to interpret from in practice. The second edition of worldwide popular ‘The ECG Workbook’ continues with a straightforward, systematic approach to ECG interpretation and includes:-TWO NEW chapters Common Arrhythmias explains five of the most common types of arrhythmia: Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia and Ventricular Fibrillation, and a whole chapter is devoted to Ectopics and Extrasystoles.

Contents include: 
•Recording a readable electrocardiogram (ECG) 
• The electrical conducting system of the heart 
• A systematic approach to rhythm strip analysis • Heart blocks • Common Arrhythmias 
• Ectopics and Extrasystoles 
• The 12 lead ECG 
• Axis deviation 
• Ischaemia, injury and necrosis 
• Sites of infarction 
• Bundle branch blocks 
• Chamber enlargement 
• A systematic approach to ECG interpretation 

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