How to Read Pediatric ECGs

Author: Myung Kun Park
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323035701
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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New edition of the popular text for medical students, residents, and practitioners on interpreting electrocardiograms in children. The authors teach the vectorial approach to paediatric ECG interpretation in a simple and practical way. The book contains over 200 actual size ECG tracings, review questions, and case studies for board review.

Pediatric ECG Interpretation

Author: Barbara J. Deal, M.D.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405146788
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Pattern recognition is an important learning tool in the interpretation of ECGs. Unfortunately, until faced with a patient with an arrhythmia or structural heart disease, pediatric practitioners generally receive limited exposure to ECGs. The ability to clearly distinguish an abnormal ECG pattern from a normal variant in an emergency situation is an essential skill, but one that many pediatricians feel ill-prepared to utilize confidently. In Pediatric ECG Interpretation: An Illustrative Guide, Drs. Deal, Johnsrude and Buck aim to address this issue by illustrating many of the ECG patterns a pediatric practitioner is likely to encounter. ECG illustrations with interpretations are presented in several categories: normal children of all ages, acquired abnormalities such as hypertrophy or electrolyte disorders, and common congenital heart disease lesions. Later sections cover bradycardia, supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, and a basic section on pacemaker ECGs. Simple techniques used to interpret mechanisms of arrhythmias are described as a resource for practitioners in cardiology, adult electrophysiology, or pediatrics who may not have a readily accessible resource for these ECG examples. Material hosted at http://wiley.mpstechnologies.com/wiley/BOBContent/searchLPBobContent.do can be used: 1 as a self-evaluation tool for interpretation of ECGs 2 as a teaching reference for Cardiology fellows, residents, and house staff 3 as an invaluable resource for the Emergency Room physician or pediatrician who might obtain an ECG on a pediatric patient

A Guide to Neonatal and Pediatric ECGs

Author: Maria Albina Galli
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 8847028566
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Electrocardiography has an ever-expanding role in pediatric cardiology evaluation. The specific competencies required for its optimal use in this setting, however, generally lie beyond the expertise of cardiologists used to dealing with adults. This guide – the product of extensive practical experience in the field of pediatric cardiology – proposes a very simple method for reading neonatal and pediatric ECGs that is based on the application of straightforward criteria and permits the immediate recognition of normal and pathological patterns. The first part of the guide presents and describes this methodology and the parameters of normal pediatric ECGs, while the second part focuses on specific pediatric anomalies. More than 150 ECGs displaying both normal and pathologic findings are included, all of which have been collected from clinical practice and analyzed using the proposed method. This book will be an invaluable reference tool for all cardiologists who deal with newborns and children. ​

Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners

Author: Myung Kun Park
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323046363
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Park's Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners is the essential medical reference book for the ever-changing field of pediatric cardiology. Comprehensive in its content, it provides the practical guidance you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. From history and physical examination through preventative treatment and the management of special problems, the fully revised 6th edition incorporates all of the latest concepts in cardiology, distilled in a way that is understandable to pediatricians, family practitioners, NPs, and PAs alike. "[...]a concise reference book [...]Students and clinician practicing Pediatric cardiology will continue to find Park's Pediatric Cardiology book to be easy to read and refer for the precise information readily." Reviewed by: BACCH Newsletter Date: March 2015 Apply the latest knowledge and methods with coverage of surgical techniques in pediatric cardiology, the application of interventional non-surgical techniques, blood pressure standards, and cardiac arrhythmia treatments. Easily grasp the latest techniques with helpful line drawings throughout. Select the best approaches for your patients with extensive coverage of special problems, including congestive heart failure and syncope. Take advantage of the most recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances in pediatric cardiology. Every topic and chapter has been revised and updated to reflect the latest medical and surgical treatments for all congenital and acquired heart diseases. New surgical approaches, including hybrid procedures, have been updated. A special focus has been placed on noninvasive imaging techniques, normative blood pressure standards, suggested approaches to pediatric hypertension, detection and management of lipid abnormalities as recommended by the Expert Panel, pediatric arrhythmias (including long QT syndrome), and much more. Access the full text online at Expert Consult.

Pediatric Electrocardiography

Author: Ra-id Abdulla
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319262580
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book elucidates the process of reading electrocardiograms (ECGs) in children. It provides a structured, step-by-step guide for interpreting ECGS using algorithms, which allow clinicians to decipher the data within these tracings and establish differential diagnoses. The book also presents actual high-definition ECG tracings, which are annotated and highlighted to demonstrate the issues discussed. Topics include cellular electrophysiology changes and electrocardiography and disorders such as axis abnormalities, heart rate and rhythm disturbances, hypertrophy, conduction abnormalities, and fetal arrhythmias. Clinical scenarios with answers provide real-life examples of how pediatric patients present, their ECGs, and treatment methodology. Pediatric Electrocardiography: An Algorithmic Approach is a valuable resource for pediatricians, family medicine physicians, cardiologists, and medical students.

Atlas of Pediatric and Youth ECG

Author: Gabriele Bronzetti
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319571028
Format: PDF
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This book describes in detail the specific aspects of ECG during childhood and adolescence, pursuing an accessible, didactic and easy-to-read approach. Instructive, self-contained and intelligently written, it succeeds in making this diagnostic tool, the interpretation of which is especially complex in younger patients, more comprehensible, while also offering a sound and extensive reference guide for all those who diagnose young patients with electrocardiography. Though ECG produces a relatively simple set of readings, its interpretation and diagnosis are complex. If misinterpreted, a “butterfly effect” of hidden, often neglected heart signals can lead to important and sometimes devastating consequences. Featuring an exceptionally wide range of ECG recordings and examples, the volume sheds new light on the importance of electrophysiological examinations for patients still in their developmental years and provides advice on the use of ECG in connection with recent regulations on the participation of children, adolescents and young athletes in sports. Thanks to the variety of scenarios described, from the most frequent to the most insidious, this work will appeal to a broad readership, from cardiologists and pediatricians to family physicians, anesthesiologists, doctors in sports medicine, students and nurses.

The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook

Author: Myung K. Park
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9781416064435
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Pediatric Cardiology Handbook: Mobile Medicine Series, 4th Edition, by Myung K. Park, MD, FAAP, FACC, is a pediatrics reference that provides the practical knowledge you need to diagnose and manage children with congenital and acquired heart disease. It emphasizes new medical management and surgical techniques, as well as the results of surgery for a number of cardiac conditions. A user-friendly organization helps to facilitate the decision making process, while revised coverage and new chapters reflect the rapid changes taking place in the field. Based on Dr. Park's larger reference, Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners, this pocket-sized book is a portable, succinct, and practical resource. Features a user-friendly organization designed to facilitate the decision making process. Offers comprehensive and reliable information in a quick-access format. Includes abundant illustrations that offer a quick and in-depth understanding of the material covered. Provides portable access to practical, clinical information that you can consult on the go. Offers new chapters covering palpitation, dyslidemia and other cardiovascular risk factors, athletes with cardiac problems, and cardiac transplantation, providing you with the most up-to-date guidance. Emphasizes new medical management and surgical techniques, as well as the results of surgery for a number of cardiac conditions, to keep you current.

ECG in the Child and Adolescent

Author: Hung-Chi Lue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405172215
Format: PDF
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Compiled from electrocardiographic data on more than 1,800 normal newborns, infants, children, and adolescents, this convenient reference gives you fast access to the limits of normality so that data from an individual patient can be quickly interpreted in terms of comparison to the general population. ECGs in the Child and Adolescent presents, by age: Heart Rate, P-QRS-T interval and duration Frontal plane P-QRS-T axis P-QRS-T amplitude Calculated values on RS amplitude and ventricular activation time Save time and effort by keeping this authoritative guide close at hand.

Pediatric Arrhythmias and EKGs for the Health Care Provider

Author: Kathleen J. Prater, CCT
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826194478
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A step-by-step guide to mastering recognition and interpretation of pediatric EKGs for pediatric nurses at all levels, physician assistants, residents, paramedics, medical students, and technicians. This time-tested publication has successfully trained numerous pediatric nurses from a leading children’s hospital. Pediatric advanced practice registered nurses and clinical nurse specialists working in acute or critical care settings, as well as physician assistants and medical residents, need to understand the principles of accurate pediatric EKG interpretation and the appropriate follow-up steps necessary for the best patient care. With a total of 100 EKGs, rhythm strips, and interpretations, this comprehensive but concise text analyzes all levels of arrhythmias to allow pediatric health care providers to interpret normal and abnormal pediatric EKGs and rhythm strips with confidence. This user-friendly, quick reference outlines the basic rules for pediatric arrhythmias and EKG interpretations using a multitude of different EKGs and rhythm strips and basic but critical figures and tables. With the use of a systematic checklist for standard evaluation, the text walks the reader through the essential signs that a health care provider must learn to recognize when examining the EKGs and rhythm strips of their pediatric patients. This book culminates in a robust selection of 50 EKGs and additional rhythm strips for practice and a self-test on the material presented in the preceding chapters. The answers can be compared with the cardiologist’s interpretations for reinforcement of understanding and application. Pediatric Arrhythmias and EKGss for the Health Care Provider teaches readers in a quick, at-a-glance approach: To obtain an interpretable pediatric tracing To implement a proper measurement method To understand both normal and abnormal EKGs To learn the quickest and most accurate QTc method To systematically use tables, diagrams, figures, and graphs for interpretation To interpret with confidence even very complicated tracings To know which tracings need a pediatric cardiologist’s attention