On Call Cardiology (On Call Series) / Edition 1

On Call Cardiology (On Call Series) / Edition 1

by M. Gabriel. Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721668488

ISBN-13: 9780721668482

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

On Call Cardiology provides essential guidance for the cardiologic problems you're likely to see while on call. Inside, you'll find key coverage of bedside diagnosis, ECG interpretation, and treatment. Presents the pharmacologic actions, indications, adverse effects, and interactions of commonly used cardiovascular drugs. Discusses the differential diagnosis of mimics…  See more details below

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On Call Cardiology provides essential guidance for the cardiologic problems you're likely to see while on call. Inside, you'll find key coverage of bedside diagnosis, ECG interpretation, and treatment. Presents the pharmacologic actions, indications, adverse effects, and interactions of commonly used cardiovascular drugs. Discusses the differential diagnosis of mimics of myocardial infarction as well as the extrathoracic signs of heart disease. Offers vital content in a bulleted format for rapid retrieval, and clarifies important concepts with numerous illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721668482
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
343
Product dimensions:
4.72(w) x 7.87(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of On-Call Problems3
2Documentation of On-Call Problems8
3Examination for Extrathoracic Physical Signs of Heart Disease9
4Examination of the Heart29
5Rapid Guide to Relevant ECG Diagnosis47
6Chest Pain155
7Acute Myocardial Infarction162
8Unstable Angina175
9Pericarditis181
10Cardiac Tamponade185
11Aortic Dissection188
12Hypotension and Cardiogenic Shock191
13Shortness of Breath195
14Edema203
15Bothersome Cough207
16Pulmonary Embolism212
17Acute Pulmonary Edema218
18Congestive Heart Failure221
19Palpitations/Arrhythmias229
20Bradycardia242
21Fever with Valve Murmur: Endocarditis246
22Hypertensive Emergencies256
23Hypertension264
24Syncope271
25Cardiac Arrest280
26Deep Venous Thrombosis284
App. AInfusion Pump Charts300
App. BSI Units Conversion Table306
App. CCommonly Used Cardiovascular Drugs308
App. DCardiac Drugs' Adverse Effects318
App. ECardiac Drug Interactions321
Index325

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