Ecg Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide

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Edition 05
Author Lippincott
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New at ECG interpretation? No need to go it alone—keep the basic skills and concepts at your fingertips, withECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy!® Pocket Guide.Use this enjoyable reference for at-a-glance reviews of how to use and monitor ECG equipment, obtain and interpret rhythm strips, and accurately spot and treat arrhythmias. Full of helpful charts, illustrations, and easy-to-relate-to definitions, this is the perfect on-the-spot guide for students, new nurses, and all those looking for expert guidance on the job.Increase on-the-job or classroom confidence with this must-have pocket guide, featuring:NEWand updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, with easy-to-remember guidance on topics including: o Identifying and interpreting atrial, junctional, ventricular, sinus node, and atrioventricular arrhythmias o ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances o ECG effects of antiarrhythmics o Basic and advanced electrocardiography, including equipment uses and components o Waveform types and componentsDozensof photos, drawings, and diagrams clearly outline key concepts, including:8-step method of ECG evaluationIdentifying and monitoring disorders, rhythm disturbances, and electrolyte imbalancesPlacement of different types of leadsIdentifying and solving monitor problemsInterventions - Administering nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmicsSpecial features:Memory jogger- Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatmentsThrough the ages- Identifies differences in ECG interpretation and pacemaker needs, according to the patient's ageHelp desk- Explanations of monitoring equipment components and functionsWhat causes it- Causes of different disorders, imbalances, and arrhythmiasWhat to look for- Tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmiaHow it's treated- Steps to take for a variety of treatment“Nurse Joy and “Nurse Jake- Expert insights on ECG methods and problem-solvingEnd-of-book guides and tests:The Test Zone - Practice Q&AQuick guide to arrhythmiasACLS algorithms: The Pulseless Arrest, Tachycardia, and BradycardiaGuide to antiarrhythmic drugsGuide to choosing monitoring leadsAbout the Clinical EditorJessica Shank Coviello, DNP, APM, ANP-BC, is Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Yale Univers

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New at ECG interpretation? No need to go it alone—keep the basic skills and concepts at your fingertips, withECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy!® Pocket Guide.Use this enjoyable reference for at-a-glance reviews of how to use and monitor ECG equipment, obtain and interpret rhythm strips, and accurately spot and treat arrhythmias. Full of helpful charts, illustrations, and easy-to-relate-to definitions, this is the perfect on-the-spot guide for students, new nurses, and all those looking for expert guidance on the job.Increase on-the-job or classroom confidence with this must-have pocket guide, featuring:NEWand updated content in quick-read, bulleted format, with easy-to-remember guidance on topics including: o Identifying and interpreting atrial, junctional, ventricular, sinus node, and atrioventricular arrhythmias o ECG effects of electrolyte imbalances o ECG effects of antiarrhythmics o Basic and advanced electrocardiography, including equipment uses and components o Waveform types and componentsDozensof photos, drawings, and diagrams clearly outline key concepts, including:8-step method of ECG evaluationIdentifying and monitoring disorders, rhythm disturbances, and electrolyte imbalancesPlacement of different types of leadsIdentifying and solving monitor problemsInterventions - Administering nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmicsSpecial features:Memory jogger- Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatmentsThrough the ages- Identifies differences in ECG interpretation and pacemaker needs, according to the patient's ageHelp desk- Explanations of monitoring equipment components and functionsWhat causes it- Causes of different disorders, imbalances, and arrhythmiasWhat to look for- Tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmiaHow it's treated- Steps to take for a variety of treatment“Nurse Joy and “Nurse Jake- Expert insights on ECG methods and problem-solvingEnd-of-book guides and tests:The Test Zone - Practice Q&AQuick guide to arrhythmiasACLS algorithms: The Pulseless Arrest, Tachycardia, and BradycardiaGuide to antiarrhythmic drugsGuide to choosing monitoring leadsAbout the Clinical EditorJessica Shank Coviello, DNP, APM, ANP-BC, is Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Yale University School of Nursing in West Haven, Connecticut.