Cardiac Drug Therapy / Edition 4

Cardiac Drug Therapy / Edition 4

by M Gabriel Gabriel Khan
     
 

Following the universal success and popularity of earlier editions this Fourth Edition will continue to be an indispensable and practical therapeutic text for every prescriber of cardiovascular drugs. It will fulfil the needs of clinical cardiologists, internists, family, physicians and housestaff, providing more on the drug therapy of cardiac conditions than large… See more details below

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Following the universal success and popularity of earlier editions this Fourth Edition will continue to be an indispensable and practical therapeutic text for every prescriber of cardiovascular drugs. It will fulfil the needs of clinical cardiologists, internists, family, physicians and housestaff, providing more on the drug therapy of cardiac conditions than large volume texts. Based on the author's extensive review of the international literature, the book presents a vast amount of carefully balanced information and advice which is logically organized and printed in two colours to facilitate rapid access to key details.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702019968
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
426

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the Third Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
1Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors1
2Calcium Antagonists (Calcium Channel Blockers)22
3Beta-Adrenoceptor Blockers44
4Diuretics79
5Hypertension97
6Management of Angina Pectoris149
7Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction176
8Management of Heart Failure218
9Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias254
10Cardiac Arrest303
11Management of Infective Endocarditis, Rheumatic Fever and Pericarditis318
12Management of Hyperlipidemias339
13Antiplatelet Agents, Anticoagulants, Specific Thrombin Inhibitors in the Management of Heart Disease357
14Cardiac Drugs during Pregnancy and Lactation375
15Effects of Drug Interactions391
Appendix I: Infusion Pump Charts411
Appendix II: Renal Function and Drug Dosages415
Appendix III: Antihypertensive Therapy Related to LVH: Electrocardiographic Criteria for LVH416
Index417

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