Ideal for use in rapid-response arenas, this how-to guide helps clinicians identify a range of ECG abnormalities, refine the differential diagnosis, and choose the best intervention. Introductory chapters address simple concepts needed to evaluate normal 12-lead ECGs; subsequent chapters present specialized criteria needed to interpret abnormal ECGs. Differential diagnosis is presented in an organized step-by-step manner. Hundreds of easy-to-understand diagrams link anatomic information with ECG findings. Practice ECGs with answers appear at the end of each abnormality chapter. A brand-new chapter in this edition contains 25 arrhythmia strips to help readers practice and test their interpretive skills.