Category list : ECG
Stories with this category.
A first-of-its-kind course teaching nurses how to read an electrocardiogram (ECG) has been launched to address a “skills gap” and potentially save lives.
Treatment of inherited cardiac conditionsSubscription
Inherited cardiac conditions are common but often misdiagnosed so it is essential health professionals know the symptoms and when to refer to cardiac experts
ECGs 3: identifying cardiac rhythmsSubscription
This final article on electrocardiograms explores common arrhythmias and causes
ECGs 2: analysis of a rhythm stripSubscription
The second article in a three-part series on electrocardiograms looks at rhythm strip analysis
ECGs 1: how to carry out monitoringSubscription
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring
Home ECG monitoring reduces costs and improves care Subscription
A telehealth pilot project that helps cardiac patients in the North West self-manage their condition has saved £185,000 in 14 months.
Severe abnormalities in ECG signatures are independent predictors of sudden death among myotonic dystrophy patients, a study has shown.
Phil Jevon PGCE, BSc, RN, is resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead, Manor Hospital, Walsall
ECG monitoring is one of the most valuable diagnostic tools.
Brendan Docherty, MSc, RN, PGCE; Martina Douglas, BSc (Hons), RN, DMS. Brendan-Clinical Manager - Cardiology and Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, London, and Honorary Fellow, Healthcare Research Unit, City University, London; Martina-Senior Sister, Practice Development, Coronary Care Unit/Cardiology Ward 12, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, London