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Author Houghton, Andrew R.

Title Making sense of the ECG : a hands-on guide / Andrew R. Houghton, David Gray
Edition Third edition
Published London : Hodder Arnold, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 292 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Cover; Book title; Contents; Where to find the ECGs; Where to find the medical conditions; Preface to the third edition; Acknowledgements; 1 PQRST: Where the waves come from; 2 Heart rate; 3 Rhythm; 4 The axis; 5 The P wave; 6 The PR interval; 7 The Q wave; 8 The QRS complex; 9 The ST segment; 10 The T wave; 11 The QT interval; 12 The U wave; 13 Artefacts on the ECG; 14 Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators; 15 Ambulatory ECG recording; 16 Exercise ECG testing; 17 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; 18 A history of the ECG; Useful websites and further reading
Summary A comprehensive and highly accessible introduction to ECG interpretation, for the non-expert
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-274) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Electrocardiography -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart -- Diseases -- Diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart Diseases.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Gray, David, 1949-
ISBN 1444109693 (electronic bk.)
9781444109696 (electronic bk.)