3. ECG Interpretation Basics

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

Published Online: 23 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch3

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) ECG Interpretation Basics, in ECG Interpretation for Everyone: An On-The-Spot Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119962168.ch3

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:

  • ECG interpretation basics;
  • ECG art of evaluation, in clinical context;
  • potential life-threatening problems;
  • “very, very” sick from “not-so” sick distinction;
  • basic algorithm, identification of serious arrhythmias;
  • ST segment evaluation;
  • comprehensive interpretation of ECG, and components;
  • normal ECG characteristics