Practical ECG Interpretation: Clues to Heart Disease in Young Adults

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 8, 2009 - Medical - 168 pages
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Practical ECG Interpretation draws on Dr. Stouffer's clinical experience to identify specific tracings and findings that will aid diagnosis of a wide variety of disorders, incluidng atrial spetal defect,  mitral stenosis, pericarditis, and more.
 

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Contents

Introduction to ECG Interpretation
1
PART I The Basics of Electrocardiography A Brief Introduction to the Essentials
3
CHAPTER 1 Action Potentials
5
CHAPTER 2 Anatomy and Blood Supply of the Conduction System
7
CHAPTER 3 Normal Conduction and Complexes
10
CHAPTER 4 Electrodes and Leads
13
PART II Helpful Hints in Interpreting ECGs in Young Adults
17
CHAPTER 5 Normal Rhythm and Rate
19
CHAPTER 23 Tetralogy of Fallot
88
CHAPTER 24 Ventricular Septal Defect
90
CHAPTER 25 Mitral Stenosis
93
CHAPTER 26 Aortic Insufficiency
95
CHAPTER 27 Pulmonic Stenosis
98
CHAPTER 28 Pulmonary Hypertension
101
SECTION C Coronary Artery Disease Pericarditis and Cardiomyopathies
103
CHAPTER 29 Dilated Cardiomyopathy
104

CHAPTER 6 Determining Axis and Intervals
22
CHAPTER 7 Effects of Electrolyte Abnormalities on ECG
27
CHAPTER 8 ECG Clues to the Presence of Hemodynamically Significant Congenital or Valvular Heart Disease in Young Adults
31
CHAPTER 9 ECG Clues to the Presence of an Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults
38
PART III Specific ECG Tracings and Diagnoses
47
SECTION A Conduction System Disease
49
CHAPTER 10 Atrial Flutter with 11 Conduction
50
CHAPTER 11 Atrioventricular Nodal ReEntry Tachycardia
52
CHAPTER 12 Atrial Fibrillation
55
CHAPTER 13 Atrial Tachycardia
59
CHAPTER 14 Brugada Syndrome
61
CHAPTER 15 Complete Heart Block
64
CHAPTER 16 Long QT Syndrome
66
CHAPTER 17 Ventricular Tachycardia
69
CHAPTER 18 WolffParkinsonWhite Syndrome
72
SECTION B Congenital Heart Disease Pulmonary Hypertension and Valvular Heart Disease
79
CHAPTER 19 Atrial Septal Defect Secundum
80
CHAPTER 20 Atrial Septal Defect Primum
82
CHAPTER 21 Dextrocardia
84
CHAPTER 22 Patent Ductus Arteriosus
86
CHAPTER 30 Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
106
CHAPTER 31 Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
109
CHAPTER 32 Anterior Myocardial Infarction
112
CHAPTER 33 InferiorPosterior Myocardial Infarction
115
CHAPTER 34 Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction with Existing Bundle Branch Block
120
CHAPTER 35 Pericarditis
123
SECTION D Cardiovascular Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
125
CHAPTER 36 Muscular Dystrophy
126
CHAPTER 37 Intracerebral Bleed
128
CHAPTER 38 Pulmonary Embolus
130
CHAPTER 39 Hyperthyroidism
132
SECTION E Miscellaneous
135
CHAPTER 40 Hyperkalemia
136
CHAPTER 41 Early Repolarization
138
CHAPTER 42 PPulmonale
140
CHAPTER 43 Digoxin Toxicity
142
CHAPTER 44 Atrial Myxoma
145
CHAPTER 45 Hypothermia
147
Index
151
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George Stouffer MD
Vice Chief of Cardiology
University of North Carolina
USA

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