- Series: Rapid Interpretation of EKG's
- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Cover Publishing Company; 6th Revised ed. edition (October 15, 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0912912065
- ISBN-13: 978-0912912066
- Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.8 x 10 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (805 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #825 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The most important reason I bought Dr. Dubin's Rapid Interpretation of EKG's was because I knew nothing about EKG's, and I wanted to learn not the basics, but the most important aspects of EKG. I am an EMT-Basic, but I often work on EMS with EMT-Paramedic level fellows, so my contact with EKG and patients with heart disease is very common.
Looking for the wide variety of EKG books available, I realized that I needed a book that could not only teach the topics I really needed, but that would do it in such an easy way that an EKG newbie like me could end up understanding complex things as myocardial infarction and heart axis.
Dr. Dubin uses a very interesting methodology for teaching. Each page of this book has a highly detailed practical illustration, and the rest of the page is composed of 3 o 4 parragraphs where, using the most practical language available, he explains the concepts related to the illustration. It is impressive how Dr. Dubin manages to explain complicated things so easily by using the detailed illustrations and the correct language.
What's more, Dr. Dubin focuses on making the reader understand why an EKG tracing looks the way it does, and does not rely on memorization of the morphology of waves to justify a diagnose. This is critically important, because once you see an EKG tracing, you clearly understand the details of the pathology showed and that gives you a precise idea of what's happening inside that patient's heart and what treatment can help the patient's outcome.
If you want to introduct yourself into EKG's, then this is the book you need. But don't misunderstand, this book is not basic, it really deals with complex topics too; the thing is that they seem so easy...
This book has really helped me perform better on my job in the pre-hospital setting, and I'm really grateful about that.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great pictures, easy to read during short down times at work, manageable bits of info, love the fill in the blank checks with each couple of pages of info.Published 1 day ago by smagby
Great book, not so great of a guy. Very good EKG tutorial for beginners.Published 2 days ago by Angela
Excellent, step-by-step intro to EKG reading. THE intro to EKG reading for years. Didactic method of writing by presenting small bits of information and repeating them definitely... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Edward Kim
This book will take you from beginner to expert in a day or two. Was an absolute must in paramedic school and I recommend it to my fellow nurses in the ICUPublished 7 days ago by Amazon Customer
I'm an RN working in radiology and nuclear medicine. This is THE book the cardiologists recommend.Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
Love this book. Had one in med school in French and bought this one here in the US.Published 8 days ago by Lala Fatma