Drop the ECG anxiety and learn to interpret rhythm strips in simple, stress-free ways, with the popular ECG Interpretation Made Incredibly Easy!(R), 7th Edition. Offering expert direction, this freshly updated, fully illustrated guide is packed with images and learning aids that support your understanding and retention in obtaining and interpreting rhythm strips. Recognize and treat a wide variety of arrhythmias with this vital text -- an ideal study aid and friendly on-the-unit support for both students and practicing nurses. Get skilled and confident in rhythm strip interpretation and treating arrythmias: NEW and updated content in a quick-read, bulleted format that makes it easy to spot important points at a glanceDozens of colorful diagrams and illustrations that outline core terms and concepts, with easy-to-retain definitions of key termsColorful illustrations that demonstrate key conceptsSidebars that highlight key facts about ECG interpretationExpert guidance on obtaining and interpreting 12-lead ECGs and ACLS algorithmsECG basics - the fundamentals of cardiac anatomy and physiology, and of obtaining and interpreting a rhythm stripExpert direction on how to recognize arrhythmias - sinus node, atrial, junctional arrhythmias, ventricular arrhythmias, and atrioventricular blocksSeasoned nursing insight on treating arrhythmias - pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatments Chapter features include: Just the facts - a quick summary of content at the start of each chapter"Nurse Joy and Jake" - offer expert insights, important care reminders and reassurance throughoutNow I get it! - illustrations and flowcharts that explain difficult concepts Don't skip this strip - identifies the arrhythmias that have the most serious consequencesAges and stages - age-related changes and how they affect a patient's healthMixed signals - insights on solving common problems in ECG monitoring and interpretationMemory joggers - memory aids to help you grasp and remember difficult conceptsI can't waste time - key points you need to know for conditions that require quick identification and treatmentThat's a wrap - quick end-of-chapter review of chapter contentQuick quiz - end-of-chapter, multiple-choice questions that help you retain knowledge
About the Clinical Editor
Jessica Coviello, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, is Associate Professor and Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Yale University School of Nursing in West Haven, Connecticut.