12-Lead ECG for Acute and Critical Care Providers

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Bob Page  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
336
Pub.-date
January 2005
ISBN13
9780130224606
ISBN
013022460X
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Description

For EMS Education/Paramedic Programs, Critical Care, and Nursing Programs.

Written by a paramedic with experience teaching at all levels (EMT-P, nurses, etc.)-this user-friendly text presents a practical, easy-to-understand system for 12-Lead ECG interpretation and assessment. Based on the nationally reknown 12-lead ECG workshop, "Multi-Lead Medics." A focus on the “need to know” information and a large number of practice cases-with over 400 actual 12-leads-provides students with the solid background and extensive hands-on practice that will help them gain confidence and build competence quickly.

Features

  • Exceptionally accessible approach to a complex subject-Features a tight focus and a positive, motivating, and encouraging tone.
    • Allows students and instructors to quickly gain an understanding of the 12-lead and build confidence in a short amount of time.

  • Comprehensive, yet simplified and concise-Covers all of the “need to knows” with a minimum of extra material.
    • Allows students and instructors to stay focused on the facts and what they can do rather than on what they can't do.

  • Instructor friendly-Organizes content into logical chapters that allow for easy use in a classroom setting. Material is based upon an actual seminar and used in a paramedic program.
    • Allows students and instructors to ease into the 12-lead education model without much stress.

  • Many practice strips with feedback-Features actual patient strips for analysis, and includes pre-hospital applications.
    • Provides students with extensive opportunities for practice with this new skill. The more practice that students get, the more they will learn.

Table of Contents



 1. Lead Placement and Acquisition of the 12-Lead Electrocardiogram.


 2. Understanding the 12-Lead ECG Printout.


 3. Determining Axis and Hemiblock.


 4. Understanding Bundle Branch Blocks.


 5. Determining Patient Risk for Complete Heart Block.


 6. Wide Complex Tachycardia.


 7. Acute Myocardial Infarction Pathophysiology.


 8. ECG Patterns of Infarction.


 9. Locating the AMI: The Secondary Survey.


10. The 15-Lead ECG.


11. Left Bundle Branch Block and Acute MI.


12. Chamber Enlargement.


13. Electrolyte, Drug, and Other ECG Changes.


14. Putting It All Together.


Answer Key.

Back Cover

12-Lead ECG for Acute and Critical Care Providers is a comprehensive yet concise text offering a practical, easy-to-understand approach to 12-lead interpretation and assessment. Written by a paramedic with experience teaching at all levels, this user-friendly text focuses on the need-to-know information that allows students to quickly gain an understanding of the 12Iead.The large number of practice cases, with over 400 actual patient strips, provides a solid background and the extensive hands-on practice necessary to help students gain confidence and build competence quickly.

Bob Page is an internationally known speaker, instructor, author, and paramedic. He developed Multi-Lead Medics, a 12-lead ECG interpretation workshop that he has presented across the United States, Canada, and in Europe. His mission is to present high quality, innovative, informative, and entertaining educational programs for personnel involved in the emergency and critical care of patients. He is recognized for his energetic, motivational style. Bob has authored dozens of articles on cardiology and other emergency and critical care topics.

Author

Bob Page - Multi-Lead Medics is the trademarked 12-Lead ECG interpretation workshop developed by Bob Page, AAS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P, I/C. His mission is to develop and present high-quality, innovative, informative, and entertaining educational programs for personnel involved in the emergency and critical care of patients.

Bob Page is an internationally known speaker, instructor, author, and paramedic. He has presented seminars across the United States, Canada, and in Europe. He is recognized for his energetic, humorous, and motivational style. Bob takes ordinarily dry and hard-to-teach topics and transforms them into a fun, learning experience. Bob calls it "Edutainment."

Bob's presentations are accompanied by exciting AV support from the PowerPoint@ and Keynote programs with graphics, animation, audio, and video clips. Bob has authored dozens of articles on cardiology and other emergency and critical care topics and more recently has developed the cardiology section of the Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Course from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Bob has been an instructor since 1975, teaching a variety of adult education courses from customer service to advanced medical care. He has an Associate degree in Paramedical Technology from Southwest Baptist University. He is a nationally registered and critical care paramedic. He has been involved in EMS since 1978; when he became a CPR instructor. Bob is Director of Emergency Care Education at St. John's Regional Health Center in Springfield, Missouri. He is the lead instructor for the paramedic program and has taught at all levels of EMS and nursing. He has earned an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is also a guest instructor at Southwest Baptist University's College of Nursing.


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