ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy (Incredibly Easy! Series®) (Paperback)

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Deliver safe, accurate care during electrocardiographic monitoring, with the newly updated ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy! Sixth edition. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated text explains the basics of cardiac physiology, then leads you through recognizing and treating arrhythmias, with step-by-step guidance on current medications, devices, and monitoring equipment. Take advantage of this real-world, expert nursing advice to reinforce your class materials, prepare for the NCLEX or certification exam, and strengthen your ECG interpretation skills.

Features:
· Coverage of topics including:
o ECG fundamentals – cardiac anatomy and physiology; obtaining and interpreting a rhythm strip
o Identifying and interpreting arrhythmias – atrial, junctional, ventricular, atrioventricular, and more
· Hundreds of photos, illustrations, and diagrams explain key concepts and provide clear direction on vital procedures, including:
o The 8-Step Method for interpreting a rhythm strip
o Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmics
o Obtaining and interpreting a 12-lead ECG
o Troubleshooting equipment problems
· Helpful practice questions and quick guides include:
o End-of-book multiple choice Q&A
o Sample rhythm strips to help you practice your interpretation skills
o A Quick Guide to arrhythmias
· Special features:
o Ages and stages – Identifies differences in ECGs and pacemaker needs, according to the patient’s age
o Now I get it – Clear-cut directions for performing complex procedures, such as using an automated external defibrillator
o Don’t skip this strip – Identifies the arrhythmias that have the most serious consequences
o Mixed signals – Insights on solving common problems in ECG monitoring and interpretation
o I can’t waste time – Key points you need to know for conditions that require quick identification and treatment
o Quick quiz – Questions with answers/explanations at end of every chapter, to help you remember vital points


Product Details
ISBN: 9781496306906
ISBN-10: 1496306902
Publisher: LWW
Publication Date: December 9th, 2015
Pages: 392
Language: English
Series: Incredibly Easy! Series®