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Tarascon ECG Pocketbook

Author(s): Timothy Wm. Smith DPhil, MD, FACC, FHRS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763799687
  • Paperback    138 pages      © 2013
Price: $19.95 US List
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Continuing the tradition of excellence in the Tarascon Pocketbook series, the Tarascon ECG Pocketbook is an evidence-based reference guide containing an extensive collection of potential ECG findings and their significance. Beginning with principles of electrocardiography, this must-have portable reference guide continues with an algorithm for ECG reading as well as a discussion of multiple potential findings, providing numerous examples and diagrams.

The Tarascon ECG Pocketbook is an essential, quick-reference tool that is accessible to novice and experienced ECG readers alike, including medical students, clinicians, nurses, allied health professionals, and other ECG interpreters.

Coming soon to iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.

Fundamentals of Electrocardiography
  The Electrical Activity of the Heart
  Recording the Electrocardiogram
  The Standard 12-Lead ECG and More
Reading the Electrocardiogram: bRRAICE Yourself
  basics
  Rate
  Rhythm
  Axis
  Intervals
  Conformations (Morphologies)
  Extras… (Actually:) Everything Else
Electrocardiographic Patterns
  Aberrancy
  Ventricular Preexcitation
  Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  Low Amplitude QRS Complex
  Atrial Abnormalities
  Epicardial Injury and ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  Ischemia and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction
  Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias
  Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias
  Diagnosing the Wide Complex Tachycardia
  Bradycardia: Sinus Node Dysfunction
  Bradycardia: AV Conduction Dysfunction
  Atrial and Ventricular Extrasystoles
  Escape Rhythms and Accelerated Rhythms
  Electrolyte Effects
  Paced ECGs
  Situs Inversus versus Lead Errors
  Lead Errors and Artifact
Syndromes
  Pericarditis and Pericardial Effusion
  Digoxin and Digoxin Toxicity
  Mitral Stenosis
  Pulmonary Embolism
  Emphysema
  The Long QT Syndrome
  Arrhythmogenic RV Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy
  The Brugada Pattern
  Congenital Heart Disease
  Elevated Intracranial Pressure
  Myxedema
  Hypothermia
  A Word About Computer Interpretations

Timothy Wm. Smith DPhil, MD, FACC, FHRS-Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology Laboratory, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri

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