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Clinical EKG Modules (DVD)

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Clinical EKG Modules (DVD)

SKU# 9780826199768

Author: Anthony J. Chiaramida MD, FACC, Jacqueline M. Green MS, RN, APN-C, CNS


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This interactive DVD self-study guide is designed to help medical students, physician assistant students, and nurses in acute and clinical care settings master the 12-Lead EKG. It features a unique step-by-step method reinforced by 100+ practice EKGs that is based on 20 years of successful teaching. This method promotes the development of sound clinical and diagnostic reasoning skills by fostering in-depth understanding rather than mere rote pattern memorization.

Key Features:

  • Easy-to-navigate DVD consists of an EKG rhythm strip on the screen for each of the 50+ cases with text callouts and audio, followed by questions requiring interpretation and analysis
  • Progresses from simple to complex readings to foster EKG-reading confidence
  • Supports development of clinical reasoning skills through clinical problem solving and diagnostic theories for each type of rhythm
  • Simulates real-world EKG interpretations and highlights important EKG features
  • Provides a self-assessment quiz with answers for immediate reinforcement

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 23, 2014
  • Page Count
  • Product Form DVD-ROM
  • ISBN 13 9780826199768

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Table of Contents 

Section I – Overview of heart function, the EKG, and methodology for measuring

1) Anatomy review of Heart

2) Physiology Review of cardiac conduction system

3) Basics of the 12-lead EKG

4) Heart Rate

5) The PR, QRS, and QT Intervals

6) Axis – the Science of Direction

Section II - Outpatient Clinic Management of abnormal rhythms

1) Sinus rhythm Verify normal

2) Sinus bradycardia Brady checklist: Medication check

3) LVH Check for hypertension or murmur

4) Sinus tachycardia Tachy checklist:

5) Atrial fibrillation Check rate for control (correct method)

Section III - Emergency Management of 12-Lead EKG

1) ST Elevation MI Call code MI

2) V tach Call code

3) Polymorp V tach Check drugs and Mg and K

4) Atrial fibrillation Correct ID and rate, med treatment

5) Atrial tach Correct ID, med treatment

6) CHB Correct ID, external pacing

7) Asystole Verify ID

Section IV – 12-Lead EKG Dysrhythmias related to Surgical Conditions

1) Sinus tach post op bleeding

2) Sinus brady severe hypoxia

3) Sinus tach post op pulmonary embolism

4) LVH hypertension, diastolic HF

5) Atrial fib pulmonary embolism

6) V tach hypokalemia

Section V – 12-Lead EKG Changes related to Medical Conditions

1) STEMI Code MI

2) Inverted T waves New change, treatment

3) Ischemia New change. treatment

4) Hyperkalemia Renal failure

5) Sinus tachycardia Aspiration pneumonia

Section VI – Management of EKG Changes in Labor & Delivery Suite

1) Sinus tachycardia Bleeding

2) PVC’s Cardiomyopathy

3) Inv. T waves, Long QTc Hypokalemia, N&V

4) LVH Eclampsia

Section VII – Management of EKG Changes related Neurological Conditions

1) Atrial fibrillation ischemic stroke

2) Sinus bradycardia increased intracranial pressure

3) Atrial fibrillation low rate, overmedication

4) LVH hypertension

5) LVH aortic stenosis

Section VIII – Management of Significant EKG Events in Endoscopy Unit

1) Sinus bradycardia vagal rxn

2) Heart block metoclopramide

3) Long QTc hypocalcemia from bleeding

Section IX – Critical Care

1) Low voltage pneumothorax

2) Sinus tachycardia Tachy checklist:

3) Long QTc Hypokalemia

4) Wide QRS Hyperkalemia

5) Atrial fibrillation Pulmonary embolism

6) Low voltage Pericardial effusion

7) Atrial fibrillation Hyperthyroidism

8) STEMI Call Code MI

9) NSTEMI Drug therapy

10) Sinus tach Bleeding on heparin

11) Inverted T waves Unstable angina

12) AV block External pacemaker