Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine / Edition 1

Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine / Edition 1

by Joseph Loscalzo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071702911

ISBN-13: 9780071702911

Pub. Date: 05/10/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to cardiovascular medicine

"This is an informative and practical, yet easy-to-read guide that provides a succinct overview of the field of cardiovascular medicine. 3 Stars."—Doody's Review Service

Featuring the chapters on Cardiology that appear in the

Overview

The authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to cardiovascular medicine

"This is an informative and practical, yet easy-to-read guide that provides a succinct overview of the field of cardiovascular medicine. 3 Stars."—Doody's Review Service

Featuring the chapters on Cardiology that appear in the landmark Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's.

You'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors — presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or the point of care. With its ease of use, indispensable diagnosis-speeding guidelines, and acclaimed state-of-the-art strategies, Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine is a must for students and clinicians alike.

Harrison's Cardiovascular Medicine delivers:

  • Current, complete coverage of need-to-know cardiovascular medicine topics, including diagnosis of cardiovascular disorders, disorders of the heart, and disorders of the vasculature
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the diseases-oriented chapters
  • 112 high-yield questions for exam and board review drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e
  • 5 complete chapters in print format taken from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD
  • 44 chapters written by recognized experts
  • 4 atlases covering electrocardiography, noninvasive cardiac imaging, percutaneous revascularization, and cardiac arrhythmias
  • Reference that have been updated since the publication of HPIM 17e
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance

The Harrison’s specialty series is written by the same world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e:

Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071702911
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/10/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
636
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
1. Basic Biology of the Cardiovascular System, Joseph Loscalzo, Peter Libby, Eugene Braunwald
2. Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease, Thomas A. Gaziano, J. Michael Gaziano
3. Approach to the Patient with Possible Cardiovascular Disease, Eugene Braunwald
SECTION II: DIAGNOSIS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
4. Chest Discomfort, Thomas H. Lee
5. Dyspnea and Pulmonary Edema, Richard M. Schwartzstein
6. Hypoxia and Cyanosis, Eugene Braunwald
7. Edema, Eugene Braunwald, Joseph Loscalzo
8. Palpitations, Joseph Loscalzo
9. Physical Examination of the Cardiovascular System, Robert A. O'Rourke, Eugene Braunwald
10. Approach to a Patient with a Heart Murmur, Patrick T. O'Gara, Eugene Braunwald
11. Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldberger
12. Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging: Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, and MRI/CT Imaging, Rick A. Nishimura, Raymond J. Gibbons, James F. Glockner, A. Jamil Tajik
13. Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization and Angiography, Donald S. Baim
SECTION III: HEART RHYTHM DISTURBANCES
14. Principles of electrophysiology, Gordon F. Tomaselli
15. The Bradyarrhythmias, Gordon F. Tomaselli
16. The Tachyarrhythmias, Francis Marchlinski
SECTION IV: DISORDERS OF THE HEART
17. Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale, Douglas L. Mann
18. Cardiac Transplantation and Prolonged Assisted Circulation, Sharon A. Hunt
19. Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult, John S. Child
20. Valvular Heart Disease, Patrick T. O'Gara, Eugene Braunwald
21. Cardiomyopathy and Myocarditis, Joshua Wynne, Eugene Braunwald
22. Pericardial Disease, Eugene Braunwald
23. Tumors and Trauma of the Heart, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci
24. Cardiac Manifestations of Systemic Disease, Eric H. Awtry, Wilson S. Colucci
25. Infective Endocarditis, Adolf W. Karchmer
26. Acute Rheumatic Fever, Jonathan r. Carapetis
27. Chagas' Disease, Louis V. Kirchhoff
28. Cardiogenic Shock and Pulmonary Edema, Judith S. Hochman, David H. Ingbar
29. Cardiovascular Collapse, Cardiac Arrest, and Sudden Cardiac Death, Robert J. Myerburg, Agustin Castellanos
SECTION V: DISORDERS OF THE VASCULATURE
30. The Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Treatment of Atherosclerosis, Peter Libby
31. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Daniel J. Raider, Helen H. Hobbs
32. The Metabolic System, Robert H. Eckel
33. Ischemic Heart Disease, Elliott M. Antman, Andrew P. Selwyn, Eugene Braunwald, Joseph Loscalzo
34. Unstable Angina and Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Christopher P. Cannon, Eugene Braunwald
35. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction, Elliott M. Antman, Eugene Braunwald
36. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Donald S. Baim
37. Hypertensive Vascular Disease, Theodore A. Kotchen
38. Diseases of the Aorta, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo
39. Vascular Diseases of the Extremities, Mark A. Creager, Joseph Loscalzo
40. Pulmonary Hypertension, Stuart Rich
SECTION VI: CARDIOVASCULAR ATLASES
41. Atlas of Electrocardiography, Ary L. Goldberger
42. Atlas of Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging, Rick A. Nishimura, Raymond J. Gibbons, James F. Glockner, A. Jamil Tajik
43. Atlas of Cardiac Arrhythmias, Ary L. Goldberger
44. Atlas of Percutaneous Revascularization, Donald S. Bain
Appendix
Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink
Review and Self-Assessment:
Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak
Index

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