The Nurse's Guide to Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation: Implications for Patient Care
David & Charles
This new book offers the most comprehensive, logical approach to the subject of adult and pediatric cardiac rhythm disorders found in any nursing text. 26 experts explore the full spectrum of arrhythmia interpretation - from a review of the anatomy and physiology of the heart and an introduction to electrocardiography, to principles of monitoring and basic and advanced rhythm identification. Designed specifically for nurses, this resource emphasizes clinical applications and critical thinking. It offers clear, concise explanations of the mechanisms of cardiac rhythm disturbances, physiologic responses to rhythm changes, patient assessment, current treatment modalities, and nursing implications.