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Electrocardiography in Emergency, Acute, and Critical Care, 2nd Ed.
Product code :509622
Get the latest information to improve your ECG interpretation skills per today's best practices with this new edition of the 2007 ACEP best-seller, Electrocardiography in Emergency, Acute, and Critical Care.
A highly visual resource, readable from cover to cover, what works and what doesn’t.
In the ED — in any acute or critical care setting — when it’s on you to make a real-time decision about a patient’s care based on an ECG, you have to be the ECG expert. Right then. See what you need to see, recognize what’s really important, and act accordingly. And quickly.
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About the Editors
Amal Mattu, MD, FACEP
Jeffrey A. Tabas, MD, FACEP
William Brady, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Dr. Brady is a practicing emergency physician at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville; he is residency trained in emergency medicine and internal medicine. He is a tenured professor of emergency medicine, internal medicine, and nursing as well as the David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator at the University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVA). At UVA, he serves as the medical director of Emergency Management and chair of the Resuscitation Committee; in the community, he functions as the operational medical director of Albemarle County Fire Rescue. He is the associate editor of the American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Brady is actively involved in the instruction of health care providers on many topics, with a particular focus on the electrocardiogram in the prehospital, emergency department, and other acute/critical care settings with lectures delivered regionally, nationally, and internationally. He has also published numerous scholarly works (original research, reviews, annotated bibliographies, invited editorials, guidelines, book chapters, and textbooks), addressing the electrocardiogram and its use by emergency physicians. Additionally, he has contributed to clinical policy guidelines for the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Heart Association. Dr. Brady lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his family; he is active in the community, working in volunteer capacities in public safety and community athletics.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The ECG and Clinical Decision-Making in the Emergency Department
Intraventricular Conduction Abnormalities
Bradycardia, Atrioventricular Block, and Sinoatrial Block
Narrow Complex Tachycardias
Wide Complex Tachycardias
Acute Coronary Ischemia and Infarction
Additional-Lead Testing in Electrocardiography
Emerging Electrocardiographic Indications for Acute Reperfusion
ACS Mimics Part I: Non-ACS Causes of ST-Segment Elevation
ACS Mimics Part II: Non-ACS Causes of ST-Segment Depression and T-Wave Abnormalities
Pericarditis, Myocarditis, and Pericardial Effusions
Preexcitation and Accessory Pathway Syndromes
Inherited Syndromes of Sudden Cardiac Death
Pacemakers and Pacemaker Dysfunction
Metabolic Abnormalities: Effects of Electrolyte Imbalances and Thyroid Disorders on the ECG
The ECG in Selected Noncardiac Conditions
The ECG and the Poisoned Patient
The Pediatric ECG
"This book is appropriate for a broad audience, ranging from third-year medical students starting clinical rotations to experienced providers looking to expand their knowledge. It is written by a large group of authors, coordinated by the respected emergency medicine physician, Dr. Amal Mattu."
"Drs. Mattu, Tabas, and Brady are renowned clinicians and educators who are experts in the science and art of applying ECG interpretations across a wide variety of clinical settings. Through their years of instruction, they have demonstrated this expertise and commitment to quality educational resources for medical students, residents, physicians, and other health care providers."
(Robert A. Barish, MD, MBA, FACEP, Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago; Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine)
"Electrocardiography in Emergency, Acute, and Critical Care is essential reading for all clinician involved in acute medicine. Despite many believing that it is a static science, our understanding of electrophysiology continues to evolve. This text is useful to new and more experienced clinicians alike, and is a vital resource for all emergency departments."
(Professor Louise Cullen, PreEminent Staff Specialist, Emergency & Trauma Center, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital; Associate Professor, University of Queensland; Adjunct Professor, Queensland University of Technology)
"Too many ECG books are designed for new learners or electrophysiologists . . . this second edition by Drs. Mattu, Tabas and Brady, EM's ranking experts in electrocardiology, is designed to teach whether you are starting out or are an experienced clinician. I love the way it provides background, great ECG examples, most common causes of the ECG abnormality and then key teaching points. This is now my go to ECG text and I recommend it to anybody who wants to keep leaning how to be better at reading ECGs."
(Corey M. Slovis, MD, FACEP, Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Medical Director, Metro Nashville Fire Department and International Airport)
"I would heartily recommend this text to residents and interns who work in acute care settings. This book will inevitably be an invaluable resource for examinations. However, the value of this book goes far beyond examinations and is a fantastic book for any physician or medical student to have on their bookshelf, as a handy reference for all manner of clinical presentations."
(Rick Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine, The University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust)