Electrocardiography Essentials, 1st Edition

  • Cheryl Passanisi, RN, MS
  • ISBN-10: 0892624353  |  ISBN-13: 9780892624355
  • 268 Pages
  • © 2001 | Published
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Electrocardiography Essentials provides the information students need to obtain a position in a hospital or a clinic. Students learn the skills necessary to ensure efficiency in gathering vital signs information that will aid in diagnosing and treating patients. Concepts such as preparing for patients physically and emotionally for the procedure, using storing equipment safely, and recognizing arrhythmias accurately are detailed.

Features and Benefits

  • Student enrichment activities are also available
  • Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, and a summary.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to the Role. Chapter 2: Fundamental Concepts. Chapter 3: Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology. Chapter 4: ECG Basics—The Heartbeat as a Waveform. Chapter 5: The 12 Lead ECG. Chapter 6: Holter Monitor. Chapter 7: The Treadmill Stress Test. Chapter 8: Basics of Rhythm Interpretation. Chapter 9: Analysis and Identification if Abnormal Heart Rhythms.


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