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ECGs for nurses / Philip Jevon ; consulting editor, Jawad M. Khan.

By: Jevon, Philip.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Essential clinical skills for nurses: Publisher: Chichester, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, �2009Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (vi, 290 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444309997; 1444309994; 9781444318388; 1444318381; 1405181621 (pbk.); 9781405181624 (pbk.).Other title: Electrocardiograms for nurses.Subject(s): Electrocardiography | Arrhythmia -- NursingAdditional physical formats: Print version:: ECGs for nurses.DDC classification: 616.1/207547 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The conduction system in the heart -- Principles of cardiac monitoring -- ECG interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the SA node -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the atria -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the AV junction -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the ventricles -- Cardiac arrhythmias with atrioventricular block -- Cardiac arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest -- Recording a 12 lead ECG -- Interpreting a 12 lead ECG -- Management of peri-arrest arrhythmias -- Record keeping.
Summary: ECGs for Nurses provides everything the nurse needs to know about the electrocardiogram. Accessible yet comprehensive, and packed with case studies, this portable guide enables nurses to become skilled practitioners in an area often seen as highly complex. Using real ECG traces as examples, possible effects on the patient and treatment options are discussed, with a focus on the role of the nurse. This fully illustrated second edition remains the essential reference guide for nurses working in all acute areas, as well as general nurses and students learning about ECGs for the first time.: One o.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The conduction system in the heart -- Principles of cardiac monitoring -- ECG interpretation of cardiac arrhythmias -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the SA node -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the atria -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the AV junction -- Cardiac arrhythmias originating in the ventricles -- Cardiac arrhythmias with atrioventricular block -- Cardiac arrhythmias associated with cardiac arrest -- Recording a 12 lead ECG -- Interpreting a 12 lead ECG -- Management of peri-arrest arrhythmias -- Record keeping.

ECGs for Nurses provides everything the nurse needs to know about the electrocardiogram. Accessible yet comprehensive, and packed with case studies, this portable guide enables nurses to become skilled practitioners in an area often seen as highly complex. Using real ECG traces as examples, possible effects on the patient and treatment options are discussed, with a focus on the role of the nurse. This fully illustrated second edition remains the essential reference guide for nurses working in all acute areas, as well as general nurses and students learning about ECGs for the first time.: One o.

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Phil Jevon is Resuscitation Officer/Clinical Skills Lead at Manor Hospital, Walsal. He is also Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Birmingham Medical School and Editor of the British Journal of Resuscitation.

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