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12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation, Second Edition


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Welcome to the most comprehensive resource on 12-Lead ECG interpretation!

This all-encompassing, four-color text, updated to the new 12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation, Second Edition, is designed to make you a fully advanced interpreter of ECGs. Whether you are a paramedic, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, medical student, or physician wanting to learn or brush up on your knowledge of electrocardiography, this book will meet your needs.

12-Lead ECG: The Art of Interpretation, Second Edition takes the complex subject of electrocardiography and presents it in a simple, innovative, 3-level approach. Level 1 provides basic information for those with minimal experience interpreting ECGs. Level 2 provides intermediate information for those with a basic understanding of the principles of electrocardiography. Level 3 provides advanced information for those with some mastery of the subject. The entire text is written in a friendly, easy-to-read tone. Additionally, the text contains real-life, full-size ECG strips that are integrated throughout the text and analyzed in conjunction with the concepts they illustrate.


The Second Edition adds a section of 50 new, real-life, full-size ECGs for the student to practice interpretation skills. Discussions of each ECG are included.


  • Part  1  The Basics
  • Chapter  1  Anatomy
  • Chapter  2  Electrophysiology
  • Chapter  3  Individual Vectors
  • Chapter  4  The Actual ECG: Paper and Ink
  • Chapter  5  ECG Tools
  • Chapter  6  The Basic Beat
  • Chapter  7  The Rate
  • Chapter  8  Rhythms
  • Part  2  ECG Interpretation
  • Chapter  9  The P Wave
  • Chapter  10  The PR Interval
  • Chapter  11  The QRS Complex
  • Chapter  12  The Electrical Axis
  • Chapter  13  Bundle Branch Blocks and Hemiblocks
  • Chapter  14  ST Segment and T Waves
  • Chapter  15  Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Chapter  16  Electrolyte and Drug Effects
  • Chapter  17  Putting It All Together
  • Part  3  Test ECGs
  • Appendix  Acronyms
  • Appendix  Additional Readings
  • Appendix  Glossary
  • Appendix  ECG Index
  • Appendix  Index

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Weight 3.4 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 1.2 × 8.5 in