Elec-Trocardiograms: ECG Interpretation

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When we made our first faltering steps as nurses in coronary care, we were in awe of the gifted band of nurses and doctors who discussed the mysteries of elec- trocardiograms (ECGs) in what seemed like an alien tongue. It was only after we were given an explanation in plain English that ECG interpretation started to make sense and we were able to relate the ECG to the patient. This book takes a straightforward, systematic approach to ECG interpretation. We have tried to present the subject in an easily digestible form to those setting out in this discipline, without burdening our readers with unnecessary jargon. Each step in the process of recording and interpreting an ECG is presented in sequence, in its own chapter. At the end of
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