Description

Using straightforward, easy-to-understand language, this essential resource helps you understand how the heart functions and how to interpret ECGs - essential knowledge that will allow you to anticipate the appropriate treatment for each. Now updated to reflect the 2010 emergency cardiovascular care guidelines, it provides an overview of the normal conduction pathway of the heart, as well as comprehensive coverage of basic cardiac dysthythmias that highlights what happens in the heart?s electrical conduction system to cause the appearance of a dysrhythmia. Case studies, flashcards, puzzles, and more than 325 practice strips are included to reinforce your understanding of key concepts and encourage you to apply your knowledge.


Key Features:-

  • A logical sequence of content with simple medical terms follows the normal conduction pathways of th
  • Coverage of basic anatomy, as well as components of monitoring and interpretation of rhythm strips,
  • Clear explanations of basic cardiac dysrhythmias provide an overview of what is happening in the hea
  • Review questions and rhythm strips at the end of Chapters 1-7 allow you to assess your understanding
  • Each chapter offers fun and engaging crossword and word-find puzzles to help you easily learn and re
  • Information on current cardiac adjunct therapies familiarizes you with pacemakers, automatic implant

More Details about Introduction to Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias 4e With CD (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Atwood
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition4
ISBN9780323085328
Pages416
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011