Blackwell's Primary Care Essentials: Cardiology / Edition 1

Blackwell's Primary Care Essentials: Cardiology / Edition 1

by John Sutherland
     
 

This pocket-sized volume provides the primary care physician with a handy guide to the current state of cardiology. The technical aspects of invasive or interventional cardiology are not addressed here: rather, the purpose of this guide is to summarize the current diagnostic tools and therapies available. In addition to the entries for each ailment, tables are… See more details below

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This pocket-sized volume provides the primary care physician with a handy guide to the current state of cardiology. The technical aspects of invasive or interventional cardiology are not addressed here: rather, the purpose of this guide is to summarize the current diagnostic tools and therapies available. In addition to the entries for each ailment, tables are provided with summaries of ailments, diagnostic criteria, and suggested therapies. Sutherland practices at the Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632044757
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Blackwell's Primary Care Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
4.98(w) x 7.22(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Medical Abbreviations.

Journals and Other Reference Abbreviations.

1. Protocols for Emergency Treatment.

2. Physical Examination.

3. Electrocardiogram Interpretation.

4. Cardiac Tests.

5. Atherosclerotic Heart Disease.

6. Congestive Heart Failure.

7. Arrhythmias.

8. Valvular Heart Disease.

9. The Cardiomyopathies.

10. Myocarditis, Pericardial Disease, Cardiac Tumors.

11. Hypertension.

12. Syncope.

13. Pulmonary Vascular Disease.

14. Aortic and Peripheral Vascular Disease.

15. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults.

16. Heart Disease in Women.

17. Prevention and Assessment.

18. Cardiac Medications.

Index

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