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Electrocardiography (Mosby's Pocket Guide Series)

by Mary Boudreau Conover

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0323019064, Paperback)

This popular pocket-sized reference provides the latest guidelines on arrhythmia detection and identification - all in a fast, easy-to-use format. Its concise presentation provides users with a reference for study of ECG recognition, mechanism, pathophysiology, clinical implications, pediatric considerations, bedside diagnosis, emergency treatment, and long-term cures. As always, users can count on the organization and chapter titles being consistent with those in the pocket guide's sister text, Conover: Understanding Electrocardiography, 8th Edition.Places the diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias and cardiac emergencies in compact outline form.Gives users all the important, accurate information of its sister text, Understanding Electrocardiography, 8th Edition, including ECG recognition, mechanism, pathophysiology, clinical implications, pediatric considerations, bedside diagnosis, emergency treatment, and long-term cures - in an outline format that allows for quick and easy retrieval.Provides essential information on pediatrics whenever applicable throughout entire text.Includes an illustration of the heart which depicts step-by-step activation related to ECG.Explains the mechanisms of arrhythmias in a clear and concise manner with illustrations.Provides all forms and aspects of atrial flutter in an easy-to-use outline format.Presents bedside diagnosis information which helps nurses make an effective physical evaluation.Describes appropriate medical responses in clear terms (for example, response to paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia).Chapters are revised to incorporate the new American Heart Association Guidelines and new treatment modalities.Congenital Long QT Syndrome (Chapter 26) is extensively revised to reflect new information on genetic codes and the inherited and often fatal ECG anomaly.Acquired Long QT Syndrome (Chapter 27) is extensively revised. This potentially lethal condition is created by an ever-expanding list of cardiac (and non-cardiac) drugs.Brugada Syndrome (Chapter 28) is revised to include new genetic information.Atrial Fibrillation (Chapter 8) has been completely rewritten to include more information on this "growth industry of the 21st century," as well as the potential cure with focal ablation.The Athlete's ECG (Chapter 21) is a new chapter that shows how intense physical training is associated with ECG patterns that are a consequence of physiologic adaptations of the heart.

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