14. Clinical Use of the ECG: Clinical Problems

  1. Fred Kusumoto MD and
  2. Pam Bernath RN, RN-C

Published Online: 23 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch14

ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide

How to Cite

Kusumoto, F. and Bernath, P. (2012) Clinical Use of the ECG: Clinical Problems, in ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655566

Online ISBN: 9781119962168

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Keywords:

  • clinical use of ECG, clinical problems;
  • ECG, diagnostic tool, in cardiac problems;
  • ECG, in the context of its main clinical uses;
  • ongoing arrhythmia, heart rate too slow, or too fast;
  • slow heart rates (bradycardia), sinus node dysfunction;
  • rapid heart rate, ECG quantifying rate, rhythm;
  • QRS, narrow, normal appearing, supraventricular tachycardia;
  • flow sheet for evaluation of arrhythmias;
  • syncope or palpitations;
  • dynamic T wave changes due to ischemia