Updated and improved for its Fourth Edition, this practical reference makes learning to interpret rhythm strips easy and fun. It uses a light-hearted writing style, abundant illustrations, and hallmark Incredibly Easy! features to help readers remember key points. Chapters review cardiac anatomy and physiology, explain how to obtain and interpret rhythm strips and 12-, 15-, and 18-lead ECGs, and teach readers how to recognize and manage arrhythmias. This edition's explanation of the 8-step method of rhythm strip interpretation has been expanded and clarified with new illustrations. Other highlights include nearly 50 additional practice strips and up-to-date ACLS algorithms.