by Atul Luthra

This book is on “ECG Made Easy”. This book is yet another humble attempt to bring the subject of ECG closer to the hearts of students and clinicians in a simple and concise form. As the chapters unfold, the subject gradually evolves from basics to therapeutics. Although the emphasis is on ECG diagnosis, causation of abnormalities and their clinical relevance are briefly mentioned too. This should help students preparing for their examinations without having to search for voluminous textbooks. This book is comprised total 27 chapters. The first, second and third chapters deal with the nomenclature of electrocardiogram (ECG) deflections, electrocardiographic leads, and electrocardiography grid and normal values. The fourth, five and sixth chapter discusses the determination of electrical axis, determination of heart rate, abnormalities of the P wave. The seventh, eighth and ninth chapters describe the abnormalities of QRS complex, abnormalities of the T wave and abnormalities of the U wave. The tenth, eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth chapter focuses on the abnormalities of PR segment, abnormalities of ST segment, abnormalities of PR interval and abnormalities of QT interval. The fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth chapters discuss premature beats in a regular rhythm, pauses during regular rhythm and fast regular rhythm with narrow QRS. The seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth chapters describe the normal regular rhythm with narrow QRS, fast irregular rhythm with narrow QRS and fast regular rhythm with wide QRS. Twentieth, twenty-first and twenty-two chapters also deals with the normal regular rhythm with wide QRS, fast irregular rhythm with bizarre QRS and slow regular rhythm with narrow QRS. The twenty-third, twenty-fourth and twenty-fifth chapters also describe the slow irregular rhythm with narrow QRS, slow regular rhythm with wide QRS and interesting cases diagnosed by ECG. And the finally, twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh chapters also discuss the how to report an ECG and ECG findings in specific situations.

Book Series: Made Easy


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Luthra Atul Physician and Cardiologist, New Delhi, India
Medical and Heart Specialist
New Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine
Delhi, India
National Board of Medicine; New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789386150219
Speciality Cardiology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12933
Edition 5/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 300
Book Type Professional



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