12-lead ECG for acute and critical care providers / Bob Page
Book | Pearson Prentice Hall | 2005
Available at Gateway-Elkhorn Campus General Collection (RC 683.5 E5 P2.65 2005)

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xiii, 318 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Note
Includes indexes.
Requested by faculty, T. Williams
Contents
Chapter 1: Lead Placement and Acquisition of the 12-Lead Electrocardiogram
Objectives
Introduction
Electrodes
Limb Lead Electrodes -- Bipolar Limb Leads -- Unipolar Limb Leads -- Precordial Lead Electrodes
Acquiring the Electrocardiogram
Positioning and Preparing the Patient -- Using a 12-Lead Monitor -- Using a Standard 3-Lead Monitor
Summary
Chapter 2: Understanding the 12-Lead ECG Printout
Objectives
Introduction
Format of the 12-Lead ECG Printout
Content of ECG Machine Analysis
Intervals -- Voltage -- Axis Angle -- Units of Measure
From Machine Analysis to Human Interpretation
Summary
Chapter 3: Determining Axis and Hemiblock
Objectives
Hexaxial System
Left-Axis Deviation -- Right-Axis Deviation
Hemiblock
Left Anterior Hemiblock -- Left Posterior Hemiblock -- Clinical Significance of Hemiblock
Rapid Axis and Hemiblock Chart
Calculated Axis Angle
Significance of Axis Numbers
Practice: Determining Axis and Hemiblock
Summary
Chapter 4: Understanding Bundle Branch Blocks
Objectives
Introduction
Bundle Branch System
Anatomy and Physiology -- Pathophysiology
Diagnosing Bundle Branch Blocks
Significance of Bundle Branch Blocks
Hemodynamics Effects of Bundle Branch Blocks
Practice: Diagnosing Bundle Branch Blocks
Summary
Chapter 5: Determining Patient Risk for Complete Heart Block
Objectives
Heart Block and Drug Contraindiction
Bifascicular Block
Practice: Who Is at Risk for Complete Heart Block?
Summary
Chapter 6: Wide Complex Tachycardia
Objectives
Introduction
Misdiagnosis of Ventricular Tachycardia
Differentiating VT from SVT
The Primary Survey -- Putting It All Together
Practice: Diagnosing Wide Complex Tachycardia
Summary
Chapter 7: Actue Myocardial Infarction Pathophysiology
Objectives
Introduction
Coronary
Right Coronary Artery -- Left Coronary Artery
Genesis of an AMI
Plaque Formation -- Clot Formation
Intervention Plan
Get a Good History -- Physical Exam -- 12-Lead ECG
Summary
Chapter 8: ECG Patterns of Infarction
Objectives
ECG Evidence of Acute AMI
Benefits of the 12-Lead ECG -- Limitations of the 12-Lead ECG
ECG Evidence of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Triage Criteria -- Pathological Q Waves
Practice: ECG Evidence of Acute Coronary Syndromes
Summary
Chapter 9: Locating the AMI: The Secondary Survey
Objectives
Introduction
Using ISAL
Using the Acute MI Locator Chart
Practice: Using the Acute MI Locator Chart
Chapter 10: The 15-Lead ECG
Objectives
Introduction
Acquiring the 15-Lead ECG
Right Ventricular Infarction
Posterior Infarction
Practice: Using the 15-Lead ECG
Summary
Chapter 11: Left Bundle Branch Block and Acute MI
Objectives
Introduction
Finding the LBBB
Criteria for AMI in LBBB
New Onset of LBBB -- Changes in QRS Configuration
Calculating an AMI in LBBB
Practice: LBBB and AMI Cases
Summary
Chapter 12: Chamber Enlargement
Objectives
Atrial Abnormalities
Right Atrial Abnormalitiy -- Left Atrial Abnormality
Ventricular Hypertrophy
Right Ventricular Hypertrophy -- Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Practice: Chamber Enlargement
Summary
Chapter 13: Electrolyte, Drug, and Other ECG Changes
Objectives
Introduction
Potassium (K+)
Hypokalemia -- Hyperkalemia
Calcium
Effects of Drugs
OT Interval -- Digitalis Effect
Other Conditions with ECG Criteria
Pericarditis -- Acute Pulmonary Embolism -- Nonsepcific ST-T Wave Changes
Summary
Chapter 14: Putting It All Together
Objectives
Getting a Rapid, Accurate 12-Lead ECG Reading
Practice: Putting It All Together
Summary
'12-Lead ECG for ACute and Critical Care Providers' is a comprehensive yet concise text offering a practical, easy-to-understand approach to 12-lead interpretation and assessment. Written by a paramedica with experience teaching at all levels, this user-friendly text focuses on the need-to-know information that allows students to quickly gain an understanding of the 12-lead. The large number of practice cases, with over 400 actual patient strips, provides a solid background and the extensive hands-on practice necessary to help students gain confidence and build competence quickly. Bob Page is an internationally known speaker, instructor, author, and paramedica. He developed Multi-Lead Medics, a 12-lead ECG interpretation workshop that he has presented across the United States, Canada, and in Europe. His mission is to present high quality, innovative, informative, and entertaining educational programs for personnel involved in the emergency and critical care of patients. He is recognized for his energetic, motivatonal style. Bob has authored dozens of articles on cardiology and other emergency and critical care topics.
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