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ECG at a glance

Author: Patrick Davey
Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
Series: At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This brand new title in the popular at a Glance seriescombines the science behind ECGs with how to use them to guide diagnosis and treatment. These key skills are fundamental for examination of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Davey
ISBN: 9780632054053 0632054050
OCLC Number: 123539588
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 166 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to the ECG --
2. Strengths and weaknesses of the ECG --
Pt. 1. The normal ECG --
3. Basis of the ECG --
4. The normal P wave --
5. The normal QRS complex --
6. The T and U waves --
Pt. 2. ECG abnormalities --
7. Abnormalities in the shape of the P wave --
left and right atrial enlargement --
8. Increased QRS amplitude --
9. Q waves and loss of R wave height --
10. QRS axis deviation --
11. Long PR interval and QRS broadening --
12. Delta waves --
13. ST elevation --
14. ST depression --
15. Mild T wave flattening --
16. Deep T wave inversion --
17. QT interval and U wave abnormalities --
Pt. 3. Clinical syndromes --
18. Acute chest pain --
19. Chronic chest pain --
20. Acute breathlessness --
21. Chronic breathlessness --
22. Palpitations --
23. Syncope --
24. Hypertension --
25. Shock --
26. Stroke --
27. Emotion and the ECG --
28. Sudden cardiac death --
Pt. 4. Diseases --
29. Acute coronary syndromes --
30. Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction --
31. ST segment elevation myocardial infarction --
32. Aortic valve disease and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy --
33. Mitral valve disease --
34. Cardiomyopathy and myocarditis --
35. Pulmonary hypertension --
36. Congenital heart disease --
37. Endocrine disease and electrolyte disruption --
38. Psychological disease and its treatment --
39. Genetic pro-arrhythmic conditions --
Pt. 5. Tachyarrhythmias --
40. Distinguishing supraventricular from ventricular tachycardia --
41. Narrow complex tachycardia --
42. Atrial ectopic beats --
43. Atrial fibrillation --
44. Atrial flutter and atrial tachycardia --
45. Atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia --
46. Atrioventricular re-entrant tachycardia --
47. Ventricular ectopics --
48. Non-sustained ventricular tachycardia --
49. Monomorphic ventricular tachycardia --
50. Polymorphic ventricular tachycardia --
51. Ventricular fibrillation --
Pt. 6. Bradyarrhythmias and related diseases --
52. Sinus node disease --
53. Left bundle branch block --
54. Right bundle branch block --
55. First degree atrioventricular block --
long PR interval --
56. Second degree atrioventricular block --
57. Atrioventricular block --
third degree (complete) heart block --
Pt. 7. Pacemakers --
58. Pacemakers --
basic principles --
59. Anti-bradycardic pacemakers --
60. Anti-tachycardic and heart failure devices --
Pt. 8. ECG-based investigations --
61. External and internal loop recorders --
62. Tilt-table test and carotid sinus massage --
63. Twenty-four hour ECGs --
64. The exercise stress test --
65. Invasive electrophysiological studies --
Pt. 9. Self-assessment case studies --
Case studies and answers.
Series Title: At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Other Titles: Electrocardiography at a glance
Responsibility: Patrick Davey.
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