Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient: Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition' / Edition 1
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Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient: Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition' / Edition 1

by David J. Stott
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470973722

ISBN-13: 9780470973721

Pub. Date: 01/04/2013

Publisher: Wiley

Written by leading experts in the field, Cardiovascular Diseases and Health in the Older Patient covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of cardiovascular disease in the older patient. Based on and expanded from the cardiovascular section in Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition, this book provides

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Written by leading experts in the field, Cardiovascular Diseases and Health in the Older Patient covers the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of cardiovascular disease in the older patient. Based on and expanded from the cardiovascular section in Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine, Fifth Edition, this book provides authoritative, practical information on one of the major diseases of old age. An excellent reference for clinical and pre-clinical levels, it's a must-have resource for geriatricians, cardiologists, and GPs, as well as cardiac specialist nurses and advanced practice nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470973721
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2013
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, vii

Foreword, ix

Introduction, xi

1 Epidemiology of Heart Disease, 1
Ahmed H. Abdelhafiz

2 Cardiac Ageing and Systemic Disorders, 29
David J. Stott and Terence J. Quinn

3 Hypertension, 44
Anthony S. Wierzbicki and Adie Viljoen

4 Lipid Management, 68
Adie Viljoen and Anthony S. Wierzbicki

5 Arrhythmias, 90
Abhay Bajpai and A. John Camm

6 Hypotension, 135
Suraj Alakkassery

7 Ischaemic Heart Disease, 152
Wilbert S. Aronow

8 Heart Failure, 172
Michael W. Rich

9 Cardiac Surgery, 202
Ulrich O. von Oppell and Adam Szafranek

10 Cardiac Rehabilitation, 234
Niccolò Marchionni, Francesco Fattirolli, Francesco Orso, Marco Baccini, Lucio A. Rinaldi and Giulio Masotti

11 Acute Stroke Care and Management of Carotid Artery Stenosis, 261
David Doig and Martin M. Brown

12 Stroke Rehabilitation, 299
Lalit Kalra

13 Communication Disorders and Dysphagia, 329
Pamela M. Enderby

14 Peripheral Arterial Disease, 345
Leocadio Rodríguez-Ma ˜ nas, Marta Castro Rodríguez and Cristina Alonso Bouzòon

15 Venous Thromboembolism, 366
Gordon D.O. Lowe

16 Planning Cardiovascular Investigations and Management of Older People, 376
Jennifer K. Harrison, Terence J. Quinn and David J. Stott

Index, 395

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