Book Description: Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this popular and practical text presents all the information the clinician needs to read EKGs efficiently and accurately. It is an ideal reference for medical students in ICM courses, house officers, or anyone directly involved in patient care, whether student, teacher, or practitioner. This edition includes new information on pacemakers, ischemic heart disease, and myocardial infarction treatment. The book features more than 200 facsimiles of EKG strips and numerous case studies and clinical examples. Also included is a pocket-sized review section that can be removed from the book and added to a pocket notebook.