12. Ischemic Heart Disease: Anatomic and Physiologic Considerations

  1. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM5,6,7,
  2. Korin B. Hudson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP8,9,
  3. Robin Naples MD, FACEP10,
  4. Amita Sudhir MD, FACEP11,
  5. Steven H. Mitchell MD, NREMT-P, FACEP12,
  6. Jeffrey D. Ferguson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP13,14,15 and
  7. Robert C. Reiser MD, FACEP11
  1. Peter Pollak MD1,
  2. Peter Monteleone MD1,
  3. Kelly Williamson MD2,
  4. David Carlberg MD3 and
  5. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM4,5,6,7

Published Online: 28 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch12

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

How to Cite

Pollak, P., Monteleone, P., Williamson, K., Carlberg, D. and Brady, W. J. (2012) Ischemic Heart Disease: Anatomic and Physiologic Considerations, in The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care (eds W. J. Brady, K. B. Hudson, R. Naples, A. Sudhir, S. H. Mitchell, J. D. Ferguson and R. C. Reiser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 6

    Emergency Preparedness and Response, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  3. 7

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad and Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 8

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  5. 9

    Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, USA

  6. 10

    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

  7. 11

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  8. 12

    Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, USA

  9. 13

    Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  10. 14

    EastCare Critical Care Transport, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

  11. 15

    Pitt County Emergency Services, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  5. 5

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  6. 6

    Emergency Preparedness and Response, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  7. 7

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad and Albemarle County Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185776

Online ISBN: 9781118473740

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Keywords:

  • ACS and 12-lead ECG;
  • ischemic heart, anatomic/physiologic;
  • EMS dispatch;
  • ACS;
  • cardiac conduction system;
  • myocardium;
  • cardiac pathophysiology;
  • coronary artery disease;
  • nSTEMI;
  • atherosclerotic lesions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Cardiac anatomy and basic physiology of depolarization

  • Coronary anatomy and electrocardiograhic regional anatomic issues

  • Cardiac pathophysiology