Description: This third edition on acute coronary syndromes includes seven new chapters expanding the previous edition's comprehensive overview to include new topics on genetics, use of protein biomarkers, improving microcirculation perfusion, cardiogenic shock, and stem cell therapy.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a detailed understanding of acute coronary syndromes.
Audience: The book is intended for a broad audience that includes students, trainees, cardiologists, internists, nurses, and paraprofessionals involved in the management of patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Features: Written by leading investigators in the field and edited by Eric Topol, the book's 32 chapters cover nearly every conceivable topic pertaining to our current understanding of acute coronary syndrome. Excellent graphics, including tables and figures are used frequently and effectively to illuminate important concepts. All chapters are thoroughly referenced to facilitate further reading.
Assessment: This well written third edition maintains its place as one of the definitive references on the subject of acute coronary syndromes.