Cardiac Drug Therapy / Edition 6

Cardiac Drug Therapy / Edition 6

by M. Gabriel Khan, Gabriel M. Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721602428

ISBN-13: 9780721602424

Pub. Date: 04/13/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The New Edition of this popular resource continues to be an indispensable, clinical reference. It integrates the basics of cardiovascular therapeutics with practical applications for use. Readers will find in-depth discussions on all major cardiovascular problems...the latest treatment options...and the adverse effects and interactions of the most commonly used

Overview

The New Edition of this popular resource continues to be an indispensable, clinical reference. It integrates the basics of cardiovascular therapeutics with practical applications for use. Readers will find in-depth discussions on all major cardiovascular problems...the latest treatment options...and the adverse effects and interactions of the most commonly used cardiovascular drugs. The 6th Edition features the most current guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) on cardiac arrest as well as drug tables organized by class. Critiques of guidelines and drug therapy recommendations allow the practitioner to use an evidence-based approach to the best drug available for a given clinical situation. Algorithms facilitate a better understanding of the appropriate drugs and when to choose them.

• Integrates the basics of cardiovascular therapeutics with practical applications for use.
• Discusses all major cardiovascular problems, treatment options, and the effects of drug interactions.
• Critiques guidelines and drug therapy recommendations, providing an evidence-based approach to treatment.
• Organizes drug table by class, using global drug names.
• Provides algorithms for a better understanding of the most appropriate drugs for each condition and when to choose them.

• Provides the most up-to-date guidelines on cardiac arrest and drug therapy recommendations.
• Includes the results of the latest clinical trials based on the recent ACC meeting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721602424
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/13/2003
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
4.86(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Beta-Blockers: The Cornerstone of Cardiac Therapy
2. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers
3. Calcium Antogonists (Calcium Channel Blockers)
4. Diuretics
5. Hypertension
6. Management of Angina
7. Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction
8. Management of Heart failure
9. Management of Cardiac Arrhythmias
10. Cardiac Arrest
11. Management of Infective Endocarditis
12. Management of Hyperlipidemias
13. Antiplatelet Agents, Anticoagulants, Specific Thrombin Inhibitors
14. Cardiac Drugs During Pregnancy and Lactation
15. Effects of Drug Interactions
16. Results of Recent Clinical Trials
Index

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