Understanding the ECG. Part 8: myocardial ischaemia and infarction (part A)

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Sampson, M (2016). Understanding the ECG. Part 8: myocardial ischaemia and infarction (part A). British Journal of Cardiac Nursing. 11 (6), pp. 290-298.
AuthorsSampson, M
Abstract

In this eighth instalment of our ECG series, we examine the ECG changes that occur during
myocardial ischaemia and infarction, and place them in the context of underlying pathophysiology
and clinical management. Because of the size of the subject, we will address it in two parts. In this
first part we examine the coronary circulation, the pathophysiology of CHD, and the diagnosis and
treatment of ST elevation MI (STEMI). In the second part, to be published next month, we will
complete our discussion of STEMI, before moving on to non-ST elevation MI (NSTEMI) and unstable
angina.

Keywords1102 Cardiovascular Medicine And Haematology; 1110 Nursing; 1117 Public Health And Health Services
Year2016
JournalBritish Journal of Cardiac Nursing
Journal citation11 (6), pp. 290-298
PublisherLondon South Bank University
ISSN1749-6403
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.12968/bjca.2016.11.6.290
Publication dates
Print02 Jun 2016
Publication process dates
Deposited05 Dec 2017
Accepted02 Jun 2016
Accepted author manuscript
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CC BY 4.0
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