Coronary Heart Disease: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

Coronary Heart Disease: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

by Barry M. Cohen, Bobbie Hasselbring
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1886039836

ISBN-13: 9781886039834

Pub. Date: 04/01/2007

Publisher: Addicus Books

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common and serious diseases in the United States, affecting 12 million Americans. This new edition addresses the concerns of those diagnosed with CHD, giving the most up-to-date and concise information regarding the disease and its treatment options. With the right medical treatment and lifestyle changes, those who

Overview

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is one of the most common and serious diseases in the United States, affecting 12 million Americans. This new edition addresses the concerns of those diagnosed with CHD, giving the most up-to-date and concise information regarding the disease and its treatment options. With the right medical treatment and lifestyle changes, those who suffer from CHD can live healthier and happier lives. Chapters explain how cholesterol affects the heart, what medical tests are needed, how medications work, what is involved in an angioplasty or bypass surgery, and how to spot the warning signs of a heart attack.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886039834
Publisher:
Addicus Books
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Series:
Addicus Nonfiction Bks.
Edition description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
Understanding Coronary Heart Disease     3
Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease     13
The Cholesterol-Coronary Heart Disease Connection     25
Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease     33
Women and Coronary Heart Disease     46
Getting a Diagnosis     56
Medications for Coronary Heart Disease     82
Angioplasty, Stents, and Bypass Surgery     103
Treating Coronary Heart Disease with Lifestyle Changes     125
Alternative Treatments     148
Glossary     161
Resources     170
Index     175
About the Authors     189

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