The book Cardiac Pacemakers and Resynchronization Step-by-Step is written by S. Serge Barold, Roland X. Stroobandt, Alfons F. Sinnaeve. The impetus for writing this book came from our observations that many young health professionals and physicians working in emergency rooms, intensive care units, and coronary units were unable to correctly interpret EKGs from simple pacemakers. Over the years, we have also heard many complaints from novices in the pacing field that virtually all, if not all, of the available books are overly complicated and nearly impossible to understand. In fact, the ever-changing progress of electrical stimulation makes cardiac pacing a moving target. Therefore, we decided to rise to the challenge and write a book for beginners equipped with only a rudimentary knowledge of electrocardiography and no knowledge of cardiac pacing at all. Because many people see the pacemaker patient for the first time after implantation, the book contains little guidance for pacemaker and implantation techniques. The book starts with the basics and progressively covers more advanced aspects of pacing, including troubleshooting and monitoring.
Since a picture is worth a thousand words, this book tries to avoid unnecessary text and focuses on visual learning. We undertook this project with the premise that learning cardiac pacing should be enjoyable. Cardiac pacing is a logical discipline and should be fun and easy to learn with the carefully crafted illustrations in this book. The artwork is simple for easy understanding. Many of the plates are self-explanatory and the text in the appendix is only intended to provide more detail and a complete description.
Topics of this Edition
Overview of Cardiac Pacemakers and Resynchronization Step-by-Step
This new edition of the best-selling step-by-step introduction to cardiac pacing now includes additional CRT material and an accompanying website. It retains the effective use of full-page illustrations and brief explanations that made the book so popular, and now provides information on recent advances in pacing, including biventricular pacing for the treatment of heart failure.
|Book Name||Cardiac Pacemakers and Resynchronization Step-by-Step|
|Author of Book||S. Serge Barold, Roland X. Stroobandt, Alfons F. Sinnaeve|