The new Second Edition is the most comprehensive ECG resource for beginners with minimal experience interpreting ECGs. The chapters provide a basic understanding of the components of an ECG as well as introduce the important topics of acute myocardial infarction, hypertrophy, and bundle branch blocks. Real-life, full-size, four-color ECGs with basic interpretations are included to help students put it all together.
Introduction to 12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation, Second Edition takes the complex subject of electrocardiography and presents it in a simple approach that gives you a basic understanding of the entire ECG.
Whether you are an EMT, nurse, medical student, or physician wanting to learn or reestablish your foundational knowledge of electrocardiography, this book will meet your needs.
Part 1 The Basics
Chapter 1 Anatomy
Chapter 2 Electrophysiology
Chapter 3 Individual Vectors
Chapter 4 The Actual ECG: Paper and Ink
Chapter 5 ECG Tools
Chapter 6 The Basic Beat
Chapter 7 The Rate
Chapter 8 Rhythms
Part 2 ECG Interpretation
Chapter 9 The Basic Beat: A Clinical Correlation
Chapter 10 The Electrical Axis
Chapter 11 Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks
Chapter 12 Hypertrophy
Chapter 13 Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI)
Tomas B. Garcia, MD
Tomas B. Garcia, MD
Dr. Tomas B. Garcia received his undergraduate degree from Florida International University. While applying to medical school, Dr. Garcia was licensed and practiced as an EMT in the state of Florida. Dr. Garcia received his medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed his internship and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida and subsequently received board certification in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Garcia taught and practiced in the Emergency Department of the Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory Medical School in Atlanta, Georgia. His main area of interest is emergency cardiac care and he lectures nationally on topics related to these issues.
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- ISBN-13: 9780763773519
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