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ECGs Made Easy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • A new two-column design adds visual appeal and makes content easier to read.
    • 49 new anatomical drawings and 51 new skills photos are included, for a total of almost 400 illustrations -- all in full color.
    • Eight new illustrated, step-by-step skills include easy-to-follow instructions for performing basic techniques.
    • Stop and Review chapter quizzes are expanded to include 200 practice ECG tracings, and now include answers at the end of each chapter.
    • Learning objectives are added within text content to emphasize key points.
    • An expanded companion CD includes ECG video clips and 100 more ECG strips with interpretation on PowerPoint -- for a total of 250 practice strips.

Key Features

    • Clear ECG discussions highlight what students need to know about ECG mechanisms, rhythms, and heart blocks: How Do I Recognize It? What Causes It? What Do I Do About It?
    • Chapter objectives and key terms focus students on the most important information.
    • ECG Pearl boxes give useful hints for interpreting ECGs, such as the importance of the escape pacemaker.
    • Drug Pearl boxes highlight various medications used to treat dysrhythmias.
    • Introduction to the 12-Lead ECG chapter provides all the basics for this advanced skill, including determining electrical axis, ECG changes associated with myocardial ischemia and infarction, bundle branch block, and other conditions.
    • A comprehensive post-test is included at the end of the book to evaluate student comprehension.
    • A heart rate calculator ruler is included with each textbook, so students can measure heart rates while practicing ECG recognition.

Author Information

    By Barbara J Aehlert, RN, BSPA, Southwest EMS Education Inc., Phoenix, AZ and Pursley, TX, USA

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ECGs Made Easy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby/JEMS
  • Copyright: 2013