Master Algorithm, viii Preface, ix Chapter 1: Technical Issues, 1 Chapter 2: The Normal ECG, 13 Chapter 3: ECG Interpretation Basics, 32 Chapter 4: Abnormal Repolarization: ST Segment Elevation, 37 Chapter 5: Abnormal Repolarization: ST Segment Depression, 98 Chapter 6: Abnormal Repolarization: T Wave Changes and the QT Interval, 117 Chapter 7: Abnormal Depolarization: A Prominent R Wave in V1, 148 Chapter 8: Abnormal Depolarization: Wide QRS Complexes and Other Depolarization Abnormalities, 184 Chapter 9: Arrhythmias: Normal Rates and Skips, 214 Chapter 10: Arrhythmias: Bradycardia, 241 Chapter 11: Arrhythmias: Tachycardia, 272 Chapter 12: Arrhythmias: Pacing, 334 Chapter 13: Clinical Use of the ECG: Stress Testing, 347 Chapter 14: Clinical Use of the ECG: Clinical Problems, 366 Appendices, 380 Index, 387
Fred Kusumoto, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine at MayoCollege of Medicine and Director of the Electrophysiology andPacing Section at Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida. He has beenheavily involved in teaching throughout his career and receivedMayo s Excellence in Training in the Discipline ofCardiovascular Diseases two years in a row. He also earned theTeacher of the Year award at the University of New Mexico. Dr.Kusumoto has written two books on cardiac devices and cardiacpathophysiology and has authored over fifty journal articles andbook chapters. His most recent book is our own UnderstandingIntracardiac EGMs and ECGs (2010). Pam Bernath, RN, also of Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL,has been a nurse for almost forty years and has taught ECG analysisto the nursing staff at Mayo for the past six years. This will beher first book publication.