Arrhythmia Recognition: The Art of Interpretation 2nd Edition
Arrhythmia Recognition, Second Edition teaches any student how to interpret a rhythm strip using foundational concepts and a step-by-step approach, covered in an unintimidating, conversational writing style that facilitates learning of this complex subject. This text is appropriate for anyone–nurses, physician assistants, cardiovascular technicians, allied health professionals, paramedics, medical students, and physicians–wishing to learn how to accurately interpret based on a solid understanding of electrophysiology and pathophysiologic mechanisms in the heart, and how these translate to the rhythm strip. It is also an excellent reference text for instructors wishing to expand their knowledge of arrhythmia interpretation.
This edition includes full coverage of wide-complex tachycardias in four chapters: the basics, the criteria, the approach, and a chapter on synthesis/interpretation, presented in a case study format. Beginner’s Perspective boxes written by someone new to arrhythmia recognition provide tips and insight on how to approach the material as a beginner. This edition also includes chapter objectives written to Bloom’s taxonomy.