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Electrocardiograms: a guide to rhythm recognition for emergency nurses

01 May 2018

Emergency Nurse

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is one of the most commonly performed investigations in emergency departments (EDs), and is an extremely useful adjunct that guides...

Cardiomyoplasty

23 October 1996

Nursing Standard

Special focus: cardiology

Dynamic cardiomyoplasty is a relatively new surgical procedure in which a transformed, fatigue-resistant skeletal muscle is wrapped around the heart and is...

An introduction to electrocardiogram interpretation:part 2

08 December 2009

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

Twelve-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) record 12 different views of cardiac electrical activity, thus providing more information than bedside monitors, which usually...

An introduction to electrocardiogram interpretation: part 2

02 December 2009

Nursing Standard

CPD

Twelve-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) record 12 different views of cardiac electrical activity, thus providing more information than bedside monitors, which usually...

Congenital heart disease and its effects on children and their families

01 March 2011

Paediatric Nursing

Cardiac care

This article provides insights into the experiences of families with a child with congenital heart disease. These are clarified by descriptions of the most common...

Congenital heart disease and its effects on children and their families

02 March 2011

Paediatric Nursing

Care

This article provides insights into the experiences of families with a child with congenital heart disease. These are clarified by descriptions of the most common...

Key issues in setting up and running a nurse-led cardiology clinic

03 January 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science Cardiology focus

This article discusses the key issues involved in setting up and running an effective nurse-led cardiology clinic. These include: developing clear aims and...

An overview of permanent cardiac pacing

30 November 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

A permanent cardiac pacemaker is an implantable device that maintains the patient’s heart rate by electrically stimulating the heart muscle when the natural...

Management of patients with atrial fibrillation: diagnosis and treatment

07 February 2012

Nursing Standard

Continuing professional development

This article focuses on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation (AF). It looks briefly at normal electrical conduction in the heart and how this differs...

Key issues in setting up and running a nurse-led cardiology clinic

14 December 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article discusses the key issues involved in setting up and running an effective nurse-led cardiology clinic. These include: developing clear aims and...