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Pearson eText Basic Arrhythmias -- Access Card, 8th Edition

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  • By Gail Walraven
  • Pub. Date: Jun 16, 2020 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-684891-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-684891-2

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Focused coverage and realistic hands-on practice help students master basic arrhythmias

  • Focused coverage helps students master the basic concepts needed to identify arrhythmias. The text covers all the basics of arrhythmia interpretationincluding basic electrophysiology, waves and measurements, rhythm analysis, and the five major groups of arrhythmias and includes appendices on Clinical Implications, Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology, 12-Lead Electrocardiography, Basic 12-Lead Interpretation, and Pathophysiology of Arrhythmias.
  • Difficult concepts are presented in a flexible, progressive approach to allow for self-paced or classroom learning. Carefully organized units of consistent length allow for self-paced, independent learning of basic principles, concepts, and techniques.
  • Over 680 Practice Strips that provide extensive, realistic hands-on practice. Practice sheets of EKG rhythm strips are included in most chapters to give students hands-on practice. Answers to the end-of-chapter Practice Strips appear on the same pages as the strips themselves for easy access and immediate concept reinforcement.
    • UPDATED: This edition includes even more 12-leads for practice.
    • UPDATED: Instead of simplified tracings, 12-leads are presented in a more real-world manner.
  • Requires no sophisticated equipment so students can learn anywhere, without access to expensive EKG equipment. Students need only a pencil and a set of EKG calipers to start learning.
  • UPDATED: Keep your course current with the most up-to-date information. Throughout the Eighth Edition, existing content has been updated for currency and some new content has been added to clarify concepts.

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  • In-chapter questions help confirm understanding. Students can complete both fill-in-the blank sentences and direct questions to help them confirm that they understand each concept before moving on.
  • Key points and Self-tests in every chapter promote quick review and self-evaluation. Key Points quickly summarize the most important concepts and skills covered in each chapter. End-of-chapter Self-tests cover essential points discussed in that chapter Help students check their understanding and quickly return to material for reinforcement
  • Full-color Flash Cards help students review material. Tear-out Flash Cards help students efficiently review and memorize material.
  • Chapter Overviews structure learning. Easy-to-read introductions to each chapter aim student learning at the core electrocardiography principles and techniques.

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Basic Arrhythmias helps you understand the common, uncomplicated rhythms that are a foundation for further learning and success in electrocardiography.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

Electrophysiology

Self-Instructional Unit Electrical vs. Mechanical Function Sodium Pump Polarization, Depolarization Conduction System Inherent Rates Irritability, Escape Nervous System Influence

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

CHAPTER 2

Waves and Measurements

Self-Instructional Unit Introduction Electrodes Rule of Electrical Flow Monitoring Leads Graph Paper Voltage Measurements Time Measurements Cardiac Cycle Waves, Intervals, Segments P Wave and PRI QRS Complex ST Segment and T Wave Measurements Artifact, Interference Refractory Periods

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)

ANSWERS FOR PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

ANSWERS FOR PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)

CHAPTER 3

Analyzing EKG Rhythm Strips

Self-Instructional Unit Analysis Format Regularity Rate P Waves PR Intervals and QRS Complexes Role of the AV Node Ventricular vs. Supraventricular

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS (PART I)

PRACTICE STRIPS (PART II)

CHAPTER 4

Sinus Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit

Introduction Normal Sinus Rhythm Sinus Bradycardia Sinus Tachycardia Sinus Arrhythmia Review

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS

INTERPRETATION OF CHAPTER 3 RHYTHM STRIPS

CHAPTER 5

Atrial Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit Atrial Rhythms 1 Wandering Pacemaker 1 Ectopics Premature Atrial Complex Atrial Tachycardia Atrial Flutter Atrial Fibrillation

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 6

Junctional Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit Junctional Pacemaker Junctional P Wave 1 Premature Junctional Complex Junctional Escape Rhythm Junctional Tachycardia Accelerated Junctional Rhythm Supraventricular Tachycardia

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 7

Heart Blocks

Self-Instructional Unit Conduction through the AV Node Heart Blocks First-Degree Heart Block 2 Second-Degree Heart Blocks Type II Second-Degree Heart Block Wenckebach (Type I Second-Degree Heart Block) Third-Degree Heart Block (Complete Heart Block)

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 8

Ventricular Rhythms

Self-Instructional Unit

Ventricular Rhythms Premature Ventricular Complex (PVC) Unifocal vs. Multifocal R on T Phenomenon Runs and Couplets Grouped Beating 2 Ventricular Tachycardia (VT) Ventricular Fibrillation Idioventricular Rhythm Asystole

KEY POINTS

SELF-TEST

PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 9

Practice Makes Perfect

Introduction

PRACTICE STRIPS

CHAPTER 10

Final Challenge

Introduction

SELF-TEST

ANSWERS TO SELF-TEST

APPENDIX A

Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology

APPENDIX B

Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications of Arrhythmias

APPENDIX C

12-Lead Electrocardiography

APPENDIX D

Basic 12-Lead Interpretation

APPENDIX E

Pacemakers

Glossary

Index of Practice Strips by Rhythm Names

Subject Index

Flash Cards

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