ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide (Incredibly Easy! Series®)-EPUB

ECG Interpretation: An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide (Incredibly Easy! Series®)-EPUB

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New at ECG interpretation? No need to go it alone—keep the basic skills and concepts at your fingertips, with ECG 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:

  • NEW and 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 components
  • Dozens of photos, drawings, and diagrams clearly outline key concepts, including:
    • 8-step method of ECG evaluation
    • Identifying and monitoring disorders, rhythm disturbances, and electrolyte imbalances
    • Placement of different types of leads
    • Identifying and solving monitor problems
    • Interventions – Administering nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments for arrhythmias, including pacemakers, ICDs, and antiarrhythmics
  • Special features:
    • Memory jogger – Memory tricks that help you remember key concepts and treatments
    • Through the ages – Identifies differences in ECG interpretation and pacemaker needs, according to the patient’s age
    •  Help desk – Explanations of monitoring equipment components and functions
    • What causes it – Causes of different disorders, imbalances, and arrhythmias
    • What to look for – Tips on identifying and interpreting arrhythmia
    • How it’s treated – Steps to take for a variety of treatment
    • “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” – Expert insights on ECG methods and problem-solving
  • End-of-book guides and tests:
    • The Test Zone – Practice Q&A
    • Quick guide to arrhythmias
    • ACLS algorithms: The Pulseless Arrest, Tachycardia, and Bradycardia
    • Guide to antiarrhythmic drugs
    • Guide to choosing monitoring leads

About the Clinical Editor

Jessica Shank Coviello, DNP, APM, ANP-BC, is Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Yale Univers

Product Details

  • Series: Incredibly Easy! Series®
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; Third edition (December 20, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1496352165
  • ISBN-13: 978-1496352163