Understanding Electrocardiography, 8th Edition

Understanding Electrocardiography

8 th Edition

By Mary Boudreau Conover, RN, BSN, Educational Director, Critical Care Conferences, Santa Cruz, CA


PART I: INTRODUCTION TO THE 12 LEAD ELECTROCARDIOGRAM
1. The 12 Electrocardiogram Leads
2. Normal Electrical Activation of the Heart
PART II: ARRHYTHMIA RECOGNITION
3. Mechanisms of Arrhythmias
4. Determination of the Electrical Axis
5. Measurement of Heart Rate and Intervals
6. Arrhythmias Originating in the Sinus Node
7. Premature Atrial Complexes and Atrial Tachycardia
8. Atrial Fibrillation
9. Atrial Flutter
10. Junctional Beats and Rhythms
11. Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
12. Premature Ventricular Complexes
13. Monomorphic Ventricular Rhythms
14. Aberrant Ventricular Conduction
15. Digitalis-Induced Arrhythmias
16. Atrioventricular Block
17. Potassium Derangements
18. Atrioventricular Dissociation
19. Fusion Bats and Parasystole
20. The Athlete's ECG NEW!
PART III: Abnormal 12-Lead Electrocardiograms
21. Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
22. Wellens Syndrome
23. Bundle Branch Block and Hemiblock
24. Acute Myocardial Infarction
25. Congenital Long QT Syndrome
26. Torsades de Pointes in the Acquired Long QT Syndrome
27. Brugada Syndrome NEW!
28. Acute Pulmonary Embolism
29. Chamber Hypertrophy and Enlargement
30. Expert ECG Evaluation: The Diagnostic Leads
31. In-Hospital Ischemia Monitoring NEW!
PART IV: Special Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
32. Signal-Averaged ECG and Fast Fourier Transform Analysis
33. Electrical Stimulation Therapies
34. Pacemaker Therapies for Bradyarrhythmias