20. Electrocardiographic Tools in Prehospital Care

  1. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM3,4,5,
  2. Korin B. Hudson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP6,7,
  3. Robin Naples MD, FACEP8,
  4. Amita Sudhir MD, FACEP9,
  5. Steven H. Mitchell MD, NREMT-P, FACEP10,
  6. Jeffrey D. Ferguson MD, NREMT-P, FACEP11,12,13 and
  7. Robert C. Reiser MD, FACEP9
  1. Robin Naples MD, FACEP8,
  2. Alvin Wang DO, NREMT-P1 and
  3. William J. Brady MD, EMT-B, FACEP, FAAEM2,3,4,5

Published Online: 28 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118473740.ch20

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

The ECG in Prehospital Emergency Care

How to Cite

Naples, R., Wang, A. and Brady, W. J. (2012) Electrocardiographic Tools in Prehospital Care, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

  5. 7

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

  6. 8

    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

  7. 9

    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA

  8. 10

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

  9. 11

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

  10. 12

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

  11. 13

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of EMS, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    Resuscitation Committee, Charlottesville, USA

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

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

  6. 8

    Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 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:

  • electrocardiographic tools in prehospital;
  • prehospital cardiac rhythm monitoring;
  • standard 12-lead ECG;
  • ST depression patterns;
  • posterior leads;
  • ECG lead findings;
  • right-sided ECG leads;
  • serial electrocardiography;
  • serial ECG;
  • ST segment–T wave angle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Additional electrocardiographic leads

  • Serial electrocardiography