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Pocket Tutor ECG Interpretation, Second Edition
Simon James, Katharine Nelson
Published: March 2018
Edition: 2

Titles in the Pocket Tutor series give practical guidance on subjects that medical students and foundation doctors need help with ‘on the go’, at a highly-affordable price that puts them within reach of those rotating through modular courses or working on attachment. 

Topics reflect information needs stemming from today’s integrated undergraduate and foundation courses:

  • Common presentations
  • Investigation options (e.g. ECG, imaging)
  • Clinical and patient-orientated skills (e.g. examinations, history-taking)

The highly-structured, bite-size content helps novices combat the ‘fear factor’ associated with day-to-day clinical training, and provides a detailed resource that students and junior doctors can carry in their pocket.  

Key points

  • New edition of the best-selling title that breaks down a complex and daunting subject using clearly-labelled, full-page ECG traces and concise but informative text
  • Revised text and brand-new ECG traces bring the new edition fully up-to-date
  • New chapters cover electrolyte and homeostatic disorders, and normal variants
  • Logical, sequential content: relevant basic science, then a guide to understanding a normal ECG and the building blocks of an abnormal ECG, before describing clinical disorders

Author information

Simon James MBBS MRCP
Consultant Electrophysiologist, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK

Katharine Nelson MBBS MRCP
Consultant in Cardiology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, Gateshead, UK

Product details
ISBN: 9781909836716
Size: 177x113
Pages: 200
Number of illustrations: 100
Number of images: 0
Cover type: Paperback
Subject area: Medicine
Readership: Undergraduate Medical Students, Junior Doctors, General Practitioners
Media/Series type: Pocket Tutor series