Chou's Electrocardiography in Clinical Practice, 6th Edition - Adult and Pediatric
By Borys Surawicz, MD, MACC and Timothy Knilans, MD
752 pages 900 ills
Trim size 7 1/4 X 10 1/4 in
Widely considered the optimal electrocardiography reference for practicing physicians, and consistently rated as the best choice on the subject for board preparation, this is an ideal source for mastering the fundamental principles and clinical applications of ECG. The 6th edition captures all of the latest knowledge in the field, including expanded and updated discussions of pediatric rhythm problems, pacemakers, stress testing, implantable cardiodefibrillator devices, and much more. It's the perfect book to turn to for clear and clinically relevant guidance on all of today’s ECG applications.
Comprehensively and expertly describes how to capture and interpret all normal and abnormal ECG findings in adults and children.
Features the expertise of internationally recognized authorities on electrocardiography, for advanced assistance in mastering the subtle but critical nuances of this complex diagnostic modality.
New to this Edition
Features new chapters on pediatric electrocardiography that explore rhythm problems associated with pediatric obesity, heart failure, and athletic activity.
Presents a new chapter on recording and interpreting heart rhythms in patients with pacemakers.
Includes new material on interpreting ECG findings associated with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.
Provides fully updated coverage on the increased importance of ECGs in stress testing.
Table of Contents
SECTION I ADULT ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
1 Normal Electrocardiogram: Origin and Description
2 Atrial Abnormalities
3 Ventricular Enlargement
4 Left Bundle Branch Block
5 Right Bundle Branch Block
6 Other Intraventricular Conduction Disturbances
7 Acute Ischemia: Electrocardiographic Patterns
8 Myocardial Infarction and Electrocardiographic Patterns Simulating Myocardial Infarction
9 Non-Q Wave Myocardial Infarction, Unstable Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Ischemia
10 Stress Test
11 Pericarditis and Cardiac Surgery
12 Diseases of the Heart and Lungs
13 Sinus Rhythms
14 Atrial Rhythms
15 Atrial Flutter and Atrial Fibrillation
16 Atrioventricular Junctional Rhythms
17 Ventricular Arrhythmias
18 Torsade de Pointes, Ventricular Fibrillation, and Differential Diagnosis of Wide QRS Tachycardias
19 Atrioventricular Block; Concealed Conduction; Gap Phenomenon
20 Ventricular Preexcitation (Wolff Parkinson-White Syndrome and Its Variants)
21 Effect of Drugs on the Electrocardiogram
22 Electrolytes, Temperature, Central Nervous System Diseases, and Miscellaneous Effects
23 T Wave Abnormalities
24 QT Interval, U Wave Abnormalities, and Cardiac Alternans
25 Misplacement of Leads and Electrocardiographic Artifacts
26 Artificial Electronic Pacemakers
27 Ambulatory Electrocardiography
SECTION II PEDIATRIC ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
28 Normal Electrocardiograms in Infants and Children
29 Abnormal Electrocardiograms in Infants and Children
30 Congenital Heart Diseases
31 Cardiac Arrhythmias in Infants and Children