ECG Interpretation in Equine Practice

De: Katharyn Mitchell
ISBN: 9781789240825
2020, Cabi Books
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Páginas: 128

  • Advances in veterinary medical technology now provide easier and more affordable access to electrocardiograph recording and transmitting equipment, making ECG recordings a useful tool for veterinarians in both field and hospital settings.

    Covering the basics of ECG recording, analysing and interpreting, this book provides a practical approach with tips and tricks for obtaining good quality recordings. The only book dedicated to equine ECGs, it includes:

    - Numerous clear ECG illustrations
    - Worked case examples to put theory into practice
    - New pharmacological therapies and interventional techniques

    A hands-on guide for veterinarians to use when recording, diagnosing and treating arrhythmias in horses, this book will be invaluable to both specialists and those who find themselves tasked with the occasional equine patient.

    • Chapter 1: Basics of electrocardiography
    • Chapter 2: Recording an ECG
    • Chapter 3: Analysing ECGs
    • Chapter 4: Interpretation of arrhythmias
    • Chapter 5: Therapy
    • Chapter 6: Assessment of risk and safety
    • Chapter 7: ECG interpretation in pre-purchase examinations
    • Chapter 8: Case examples
  • Katharyn Mitchell, BVSc, DVCS, DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM (LAIM)

    After graduating from Massey University, New Zealand, in 2003 with a Bachelors degree in Veterinary Science (BVSc), Katharyn completed internships in equine medicine and surgery at the University of Sydney (2003) and University of Melbourne (2004-2005), gaining a Diploma in Veterinary Clinical Studies from the University of Sydney. She spent several years in private practice as an associate veterinarian (general mixed and equine practice) between 2006-2007 and 2010-2013. Katharyn completed a residency in large animal internal medicine at Cornell University, USA between 2007-2010 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animals) in 2010. In April 2013, she started a PhD in equine cardiovascular medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland and currently divides her time between working as a senior clinician working in Equine Cardiology, researching the development of arrhythmia for her PhD project and providing an ultrasonography and echocardiography service for preclinical studies using rodent models.