Understanding the ECG
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Understanding the ECG A Guide for Nurses (An Arnold Publication) by Erica Nash

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Published by A Hodder Arnold Publication .
Written in English


  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Medical equipment & techniques,
  • Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Nursing - Critical & Intensive care,
  • Medical / Cardiology,
  • Cardiology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10119827M
ISBN 100170089274
ISBN 109780170089272

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A lead ECG records 12 of these leads, producing 12 separate graphs on a piece of ECG paper. Only 10 physical electrodes are attached to the patient, to generate the 12 leads. Electrodes. Electrodes are wires that you attach to a patient to record an ECG. The data gathered from these electrodes allows the 12 leads of the ECG to be : Dr Lewis Potter.   The Only EKG book you’ll ever need is my personal favorite. The #1 best selling ECG book however is Rapid interpretation of EKG. Gracia’s books are well received by the Medical community for its excellent illustrations and well explained review qu.   Don’t sweat all the complex details when you are first beginning to read and interpret EKGs. A normal heart rhythm contains a P wave, a QRS, and a T wave. Knowing the normal amplitude, deflection, and duration of each component is essential to accurate rhythm and EKG interpretation. Normal Lead EKG/ECG Values. Amplitude: mm high. Understanding EKGs: A Practical Approach, Fourth Edition, takes a 5-step approach to EKG interpretation. Offering a straightforward presentation of cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, this edition includes expanded graphics as well as rhythm strip examples with answers based on the popular 5-step by: 7.

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