Details about The ECG A Two-Step Approach to Diagnosis
The ECG A Two-Step Approach to Diagnosis PDF free download – A single author book in any field of cardiology has become an exquisite rarity. It takes a super specialist to comprehensively review the large topic of electrocardiography in a fashion appropriate to cardiologists, internists, general practitioners, and medical students. Marc Gertsch meets that requirement as only few can. He is a professor of cardiology at the University of Bern, Switzerland, and he has devoted his professionallife largely to the dwindling art of ECG interpretation. Keeping up a regular practise of clinical and invasive cardiology alongside has enabled hirn to correlate ECGs and reallife at all times. At the dusk of his career he has sat down to convey his profound knowledge of electrocardiography to all those in the medical profession who use this key tool of the trade. Only few medical professionals have no interface whatsoever with electrocardiography. To all others who deal with the electrocardiograms occasionally or regularly, this book offers a unique opportunity to catch-up, to keep abreast, or even to excel in this domain. The book is unique in its style as it is unique in its depth of practical information on carefully selected subheadings of the topic. The illustrations remain faithful to the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words. Yet, wherever needed, text and tables are interspersed and the clinical, physiological or etiological background of depicted electrocardiographic changes are elucidated, for example in a comprehensive list of etiologies of electrolyte imbalances. The examples of electrocardiograms are carefully selected out of a gargantuan gamut of reallife ECGs accumulated in a large tertiary center over years. They are crisply reproduced, succinctly explained, and very often rendered absolutely fascinating by the added history of the patient concerned. The witty two-layer structure of the book allows the matter-of-fact reader to take horne whatever is needed (and a little more) in virtually no time, while the wizard finds tasty tidbits, passion, and joy in digging into the deeperlevel. This book is the next best thing to hovering over real ECGs, fresh from the machine, together with a master of the art such as the author Marc Gertsch.