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.
1. Review of Cardiac Anatomy and Function.
2. Electrophysiology of the Heart.
3.The ECG and the Multiple Lead System.
4. Rate, Rhythm and Wave Forms.
5. Axis Determination and Implications.
6. Sinus Mechanisms.
7. Junctional Mechanisms.
8. Atrial Mechanisms.
9. Ventricular Mechanisms.
10. AV Conduction Defects.
11. Intraventricular Conduction Defects.
12. Chamber Enlargement and Hypertrophy.
13. Arrhythmias due to Abnormal Conduction.
14. Myocardial Perfusion Deficits and ECG Changes.
15. Electronic Pacemakers.
16. General Review and Assessment Exercises.
Appendix A. Answers to Self-Assessment Exercises.
Appendix B. Normal Ranges and Variations in Adults on the Multiple Lead ECG.
Appendix C. Emergency Cardiac Care Guidelines.
Appendix D. Quick Review of Assessment and Interventions.
Appendix E. Medication Profiles.
Appendix F. List of Abbreviations.
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