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Fast facts about EKGs for nurses: the rules of identifying EKGs in a nutshell

Fast facts about EKGs for nurses: the rules of identifying EKGs in a nutshell

Landrum, Michele Angell

In an easy-to-use ""Fast Facts"" format, this pocket-sized reference provides clear and precise access to basic EKG information and EKG recognition guidelines that nurses use daily. The guide helps readers to accurately identify EKG rhythms and provides clear explanations of cardiac anatomy and electrical conduction pathways along with a step-by-step approach for evaluating EKG rhythm strips. The book also addresses various clinical causes of each rhythm. Real-life cardiac case scenarios and the generous use of practice rhythm strips will help students to master the challenging task of identif

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Published New York : Springer Pub. Co 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Michele Angell Landrum
ISBN: 0826120067, 0826120075, 9780826120069, 9780826120076
Note: Print version record.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Series: Fast facts
Subject: Arrhythmias, Cardiac diagnosis.; Arrhythmia Diagnosis.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.; Electrocardiography Interpretation.; MEDICAL Diseases.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; Electrocardiography methods.
Series Title: Fast facts (New York, N.Y.)
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  1. Basic cardiac anatomy
  2. Cardiac electrical conduction
  3. The cardiac cycle & the rhythm strip
  4. The rhythm strip
  5. "Reading" the EKG
  6. Sinus rhythm
  7. The atrial rhythms
  8. The junctional rhythms
  9. The ventricular rhythms
  10. Heart block
  11. Pacing & bundle branch blocks.