Small Animal ECGs: An Introductory Guide
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Small Animal ECGs: An Introductory Guide provides all the information veterinarians need when using electrocardiography techniques for the first time.
An ideal introduction to veterinary electrocardiography written in a very easy to understand way, for what can be a daunting subject
The author is RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology and regularly speaks on this subject
Full of examples of colour ECG tracings, as well as colour illustrations to explain arrhythmias
Covers techniques that can readily be used in first opinion small animal practice
Includes new chapters on mechanisms of supraventricular arrhythmias, accelerated idioventricular rhythm and use of Holters
"Overall, this book does an excellent job of describing the most common arrhythmias encountered, with easy-to-follow key points highlighted. It is an excellent guide for readers interested in gaining a basic understanding of how to read ECGs and treat patients with arrhythmias." (
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 15 June 2016)
I think the book is clear and logical and much loved by the students. Dr. Joanna Dukes-McEwan BVMS, MVM, PhD, DVC, DipECVIM-CA(Cardiology), MRCVS Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Cardiology, University of Liverpool I think it would be difficult to improve the book, in that it does well what it sets out to do. Dr. Paul Wotton BVSc, PhD, DVC, MRCVS Honorary Clinical Fellow, Small Animal Hospital, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow
I have to say I love this book! It manages to simplify the basics of electrocardiography with clear diagrams and concise writing. Yolanda Martinez Pereira LdaVet CertVC DipECVIM-CA (Cardiology) MRCVS Lecturer in Veterinary Cardiology, Hospital for Small Animals, University of Edinburgh
Overall I think this is a great book for GPs and keeping it simple is key. Stephen Collins BVetMed DVC MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology, Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists, Hampshire
From the Back Cover
Small Animal ECGs: An Introductory Guide provides all the information that veterinarians need when using electrocardiography techniques for the first time. Helping make sense of this extremely useful and yet sometimes daunting technology, the book is aimed squarely at the beginner, and is designed specifically for ease of use. It includes not only ECG tracings, but also clear and simple explanatory diagrams that accompany the text.NEW IN THIS EDITION
Now in full colour with a larger page size to improve navigation of the book and usefulness of the diagrams
All chapters revised and updated
New chapters on mechanisms of supraventricular arrhythmias, accelerated idioventricular rhythm and use of Holters
This book contains everything that the veterinary professional will need to know when starting out recording and interpreting ECGs, whether they are practicing or still studying.
About the Author
Mike Martin holds a Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology and has been an RCVS Recognised Specialist since 1995. He has been an examiner at Certificate and Diploma level for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has been both Honorary Secretary and Chairman of the Veterinary Cardiovascular Society. He has published over 40 scientific peer reviewed papers. He is a recipient of BSAVA awards: in 1993 the Dunkin Award, in 2000 the Melton Award, in 2006 the Petsavers Award and in 2010 the Dunkin & Blaine Awards. He is a frequent CPD lecturer within Europe and has presented his clinical research at Specialist Cardiology meetings in both Europe and the USA.