Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women / Edition 2

Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women / Edition 2

by Pamela Douglas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721694306

ISBN-13: 9780721694306

Pub. Date: 03/27/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This practical resource takes a close look at an emerging issue in woman's health*the gender difference in cardiovascular disease. Health care providers involved in the care of female patients can rely on this extraordinary reference for the latest coverage of cardiovascular health and disease. The new 2nd Edition features an expanded scope that offers more

Overview

This practical resource takes a close look at an emerging issue in woman's health*the gender difference in cardiovascular disease. Health care providers involved in the care of female patients can rely on this extraordinary reference for the latest coverage of cardiovascular health and disease. The new 2nd Edition features an expanded scope that offers more information on patient care approaches, risk factors, hormones and CAD, and more. New chapters cover hot topics such as estrogen, diet and nutrition, first- and second-degree prevention strategies, managing CAD, and acute coronary syndromes.

• A much broader scope presents more information on patient care, risk factors, hormones and CAD, and clinical manifestations of CAD.
• New authors bring an up-to-date perspective to material that focuses on their areas of expertise.
• New chapters provide the latest information on hot topics, including: Nutrition, Antioxidants and Inflammation, Primary Prevention in Women, Lessons from Human Trials, Management of Chronic Stable Angina, Acute Coronary Syndromes, Angiography and Angioplasty, Coronary Artery Surgery, Implementation Strategies for Secondary Prevention, Syndrome X and Coronary Vascular Resistance, and Normal Cardiovascular Physiology
• Updates and new information have been incorporated throughout, and substantial revisions have been made to chapters on: Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity, Smoking, Clotting and Thrombosis, Physical Activity, Lessons from Animal Models, Prescribing HRT, Diagnostic Testing Valvular Heart Disease, CHF and Myocardial Dysfunction, Stroke and PVD, Preexisting Heart Disease, and Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies
• Expanded discussions of estrogen address both the underlying science and clinical applications for practice
• Strategies for first- and second-degree prevention of disease offer a proactive approach to treatment and patient care

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721694306
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/27/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
1. Approach to the Female Patient and Her Family

II. CHD Risk and Prevention
2. When and How to Assess Risk in the Asymptomatic Woman
3. Lipids
4. Diabetes Mellitus and Obesity
5. Nutrition, Antioxidants and Inflammation
6. Hypertension
7. Smoking
8. Clotting and Thrombosis
9. Physical Activity
10. Psychosocial
11.Primary Prevention in Women

III. Hormones and Heart Disease
12. Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Estrogen
13. Lessons from Animal Models
14. Lessons from Human Trials
15. Prescribing Hormone Therapy

IV. Clinical CAD
16. Management of Chronic Stable Angina
17. Acute Coronary Syndromes
18. Diagnostic Testing
19. Angiography and Angioplasty
20. Coronary Artery Surgery
21. Implementation Strategies for Secondary Prevention

V. Other Cardiovascular Diseases
22. Valvular Heart Disease
23. Congestive Heart Failure and Myocardial Function
24. Stroke and Peripheral Vascular Disease
25. Syndrome X and Coronary Vascular Resistance

VI. Pregnancy
26. Normal Cardiovascular Physiology
27. Preexisting Heart Disease
28. Heart Disease Arising from Pregnancy
29. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies

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