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Electrocardiography Pocket Book - Derek J. Rowlands

Electrocardiography Pocket Book

Paperback Published: 28th February 1993
ISBN: 9780792388050
Number Of Pages: 145

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This pocket-sized handbook is a concise and practical guide for all those carrying out electrocardiograms in clinical practice. As well as giving a basic introduction to the principles of carrying out and analysing ECGs it provides a source of recordings, and notes on how to interpret them, for both normal and pathological ECGs.
Both the experienced user and those in training will find this handy reference book contains a wealth of functional information on this important and complex subject.

The Normal ECG
What is an electrocardiogram?
ECG leads
Analysis of the different elements in the electrocardiogram
The electrical axis
Determination of the electrical axis
The significance of the axis
The Pathological ECG
Electrical alterations in hypertrophy of muscle or enlargement of the chambers
The atrial hypertrophies
The ventricular hypertrophies
Electrical abnormalities in disease of the coronary circulation
Myocardial infarction
Schematic representation of the evolution of the electrical changes in myocardial infarction
ECG localization of infarctions
Acute and chronic coronary insufficiency
Electrical disturbances in the disorders of conduction and activation
The pathway of depolarization in the cardiac muscle
At the level of the sino-atrial (SA) node
Ectopic rhythms at the level of the atrial myocardium
Ectopic rhythms at the level of the atrio-ventricular junction (ie the low right atrium or the atrio-ventricular node)
Escape rhythms at the level of the atrio-ventricular node
Conduction disturbance at the level of the His bundle or the atrio-ventricular node
At the level of the branches of the bundle of His, ie Bundle Branch Block
Ventricular pre-excitation
At the level of the ventricular myocardium
Miscellaneous abnormalities (pericardial, metabolism, endocrine and drug-induced)
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ISBN: 9780792388050
ISBN-10: 0792388054
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 145
Published: 28th February 1993
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.94
Weight (kg): 0.21

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