Chapter 14. The 12-Lead Electrocardiogram

  1. Carol Lynn Cox PhD, MSc, MA Ed, PG Dip Ed, BSc (Hons), RN, ENB1,
  2. Robert Turner MD, FRCP2 and
  3. Roger Blackwood MA, FRCP3

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch14

Physical Assessment for Nurses

Physical Assessment for Nurses

How to Cite

Cox, C. L., Turner, R. and Blackwood, R. (eds) (2004) The 12-Lead Electrocardiogram, in Physical Assessment for Nurses, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774687.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Nursing, Advanced Clinical Practice, City University - St Bartholomew School of Nursing and Midwifery, London

  2. 2

    Professor of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford

  3. 3

    Consultant Physician, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, and Honorary Consultant Physician at Hammersmith Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 19 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105903

Online ISBN: 9780470774687

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Keywords:

  • electrocardiogram;
  • electrical changes;
  • depolarization;
  • repolarization;
  • electrodes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • General Principles

  • Normal ECG Variants

  • Pacemakers

  • Looking at the ECG

  • Reference