Understanding EKGs: A Practical Approach, 4th Edition


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 approach.

Review questions and review strips at the end of each chapter reinforce learning. Plus, a chapter dedicated to the assessment and management of the patient with cardiovascular emergencies is included in this fourth edition. This text is perfect for courses in EMS, nursing, cardiovascular emergencies, and monitor tech training.

New to this Edition:
Provides students with the latest standards and procedures regarding EKG interpretation.

* Updated throughout to reflect current standards of care.
* Added and enhanced Chapter Objectives and marginal glossary terms.
* Enhanced and revised Key Points to Remember features at the end of each chapter.

Enhanced to simplify and reinforce students’ learning experience.

* Added numerous review strip answers based on the 5-step approach.
* Updated and revised end of chapter Review Questions.

* The text’s unique 5-Step Approach helps break down complex information, making is easier for readers to understand EKG interpretation.
* Key Points to Remember features reiterate important information throughout the book.
* A Heart Rate Calculator reinforces the text’s practical approach to teaching students how to interpret EKGs.
* Review Questions and Practice Strips, along with a Chapter Summary, help students master the material.
* Answers to review questions and review strips are provided in the appendices at the back of the book.


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