ECG Interpretation in Equine Practice

August 2020
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  • Publisher
  • Published
    25th August 2020
  • ISBN 9781789240825
  • Language English
  • Pages 128 pp.
  • Size 6" x 9"
  • Images color illus

Advances in veterinary medical technology now provide easier and more affordable access to electrocardiograph recording and transmitting equipment, making ECG recordings a useful tool for veterinarians in both field and hospital settings.

Covering the basics of ECG recording, analyzing and interpreting, this book provides a practical approach with tips and tricks for obtaining good quality recordings. The only book dedicated to equine ECGs, it includes:

- Numerous clear ECG illustrations
- Worked case examples to put theory into practice
- New pharmacological therapies and interventional techniques

A hands-on guide for veterinarians to use when recording, diagnosing and treating arrhythmias in horses, this book will be invaluable to both specialists and those who find themselves tasked with the occasional equine patient.

1: Basics of electrocardiography

2: Recording an ECG

3: Analysing ECGs

4: Interpretation of arrhythmias

5: Therapy

6: Assessment of risk and safety

7: ECG interpretation in pre-purchase examinations

8: Case examples

Katharyn Mitchell, BVSc, DVCS, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)

Katharyn Mitchell BVSc, DVCS, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM) is a Veterinary Specialist at University of Zurich and University of Bern, Switzerland.

electrocardiology; arrhythmias