Basic Arrhythmias with 12-lead EKGs, 9th edition

  • Gail Walraven

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Basic Arrhythmias has equipped hundreds of thousands of students with the solid foundation required for ongoing EKG studies. You’ll come away with sound conceptual knowledge of the common, uncomplicated rhythms central to electrocardiography. With 680+ EKG rhythm strips throughout, you’ll also get the authentic practice needed to successfully interpret basic arrhythmias.

Chapters cover all the basics of arrhythmia interpretation, including basic electrophysiology, waves and measurements and rhythm analysis, along with the five major groups of arrhythmias. Units are carefully organized and of a consistent length, enabling self-paced, independent study of basic principles, concepts and techniques.

The 9th Edition is full of expanded content, updated EKG strips and new and updated illustrations. The revisions ensure you’ll have the most complete, up-to-date understanding of basic EKG practices, propelling you into more advanced studies.

Published by Pearson (June 12th 2024) - Copyright © 2025

ISBN-13: 9780138165581

Subject: Emergency Services (BRADY)

Category: Advanced EMT


  1. Electrophysiology
  2. Waves and Measurements
  3. Analyzing EKG Rhythm Strips
  4. Sinus Rhythms
  5. Atrial Rhythms
  6. Junctional Rhythms
  7. Heart Blocks
  8. Ventricular Rhythms
  9. Practice Makes Perfect
  10. Final Challenge


  • A. Cardiac Anatomy and Physiology
  • B. Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications of Arrhythmias
  • C. 12-Lead Electrocardiography
  • D. Basic 12-Lead Interpretation
  • E. Pacemakers


Answer Key

Index of Practice Strips by Rhythm Names

Subject Index


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