Quick Reference to Dysrhythmia Identification and Intervention
This quick reference for nurses in the critical care setting shows how to identify cardiac dysrhythmias and how to select and implement the appropriate nursing intervention. This invaluable reference also helps you to quickly assess and identify the correct rhythm so that further degeneration of the existing rhythm and its complications can be avoided.
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12Lead ECG and Myocardial Infarction
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