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Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals

Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals

Grade Levels: 13
By Kathryn Booth and Thomas O'Brien
Copyright: 2016
Publication Date: January 5, 2015
MHID: 0078020670
ISBN 13: 9780078020674

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Key Features

12-Leand Interpretation in a simple step-by-step format. The how-to on ischemia, injury & infarction, axis deviation, left ventricular hypertrophy, bundle branch block, and action potential.

Coverage detailing attaching a patient to a Cardiac Monitor. This skill reinforces the 3 limbs referenced in Einthoven’s Triangle and gives the Lead II view referenced for Rhythm Interpretation.

Quick reference cards at the end of the text to include the 5-step Process and dysrhythmia categories, plus common 12-Lead connection locations and more!

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Electrocardiography for Healthcare Professionals


Chapter 1:Role of the Electrocardiographer

Chapter 2: The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 3: The Electrocardiograph

Chapter 4: Performing an ECG

Chapter 5: Rhythm Strip Interpretation and Sinus Rhythms

Chapter 6: Atrial Dysrhythmias

Chapter 7: Junctional Dysrhythmias

Chapter 8: Heart Block Dysrhythmias

Chapter 9: Rhythms Originating from the Ventricles

Chapter 10: Pacemaker Rhythms and Bundle Branch Block

Chapter 11: Exercise Electrocardiography

Chapter 12: Ambulatory Monitoring

Chapter 13: Clinical Management of the Cardiac Patient

Chapter 14: Basic 12-Lead ECG Interpretation

App A Cardiovascular Medications

App B Standard and Isolation Precautions

App C Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols

App D Anatomical Terms

Glossary

About the Author

Kathryn Booth

Kathryn A. Booth, RN-BSN, RMA (AMT), RPT, CPhT, MS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master’s degree in education as well as certifications in phlebotomy, pharmacy tech, and medical assisting. She is an author, an educator, and a consultant for Total Care Programming, Inc. She has over 30 years of teaching, nursing, and healthcare experience that spans five states. As an educator, Kathy has been awarded the teacher of the year in three states where she taught various health sciences, including medical assisting in both a classroom and an online capacity. Kathy serves on the AMT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards committee, as well as the advisory board for two educational institutions. She stays current through working at various practice settings as well as obtaining and maintaining certifications. Her larger goal is to develop up-to-date, dynamic healthcare educational materials to assist her and other educators and to promote healthcare professions. In addition, Kathy enjoys presenting innovative new learning solutions for the changing healthcare and educational landscape to her fellow professionals nationwide.

Thomas O'Brien

Thomas E. O’Brien, AS, CCT, CRAT, RMA, is the Allied Health Program chairperson
at Remington College, Fort Worth, Texas. Tom also works as an author
of CME activities and editor with Practical Clinical Skills ( www.practical
clinicalskills.com ). He is also on the Board of Trustees and Exam Chair for the
Certified Cardiographic Technician and Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician
Registry Examinations working with Cardiovascular Credentialing International
(CCI). His background includes over 24 years in the U.S. Air Force and
U.S. Army Medical Corps. Tom’s medical career as an Air Force Independent
Duty Medical Technician (IDMT) has taken him all over the United States and
the world. He has several years’ experience working in the Emergency Services
and Critical Care arena (Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiac Cath Lab).
He was awarded Master Instructor status by the U.S. Air Force in 1994 upon
completion of his teaching practicum. He now has over 15 years of teaching
experience; subjects include Emergency Medicine, Cardiovascular Nursing,
Fundamentals of Nursing, Dysrhythmias, and 12-Lead ECG Interpretation. His
current position provides challenges to meet the ever-changing needs of the
medical community and to provide first-rate education to a diverse adult education
population.