Making Sense of the ECG: A Hands-On Guide, Fourth Edition
Provides essential information for evaluating ECG reports
Presents a strong clinical emphasis, focusing on correct diagnosis and appropriate referral to the emergency department, inpatient ward, or outpatient setting
Uses a new larger format, allowing for clear presentation of full 12-lead ECG traces throughout
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015
Interpreting an ECG correctly and working out what to do next can seem like a daunting task to the non-specialist, yet it is a skill that will be invaluable to any doctor, nurse, or paramedic when evaluating the condition of a patient.
Making Sense of the ECG has been written specifically with this in mind, and will help the student and more experienced healthcare practitioner to identify and answer crucial questions, including:
Are these abnormalities significant?
How to I distinguish between VT and SVT?
Has the patient had a myocardial infarction?
How do I measure the QT interval?
Should I refer this patient to a cardiologist?
This practical, easy-to-read and easy-to-remember guide to the ECG as a tool for diagnosis and management has been fully updated in its fourth edition to reflect the latest guidelines.
|Autor||Andrew Houghton, David Gray|