On Call Cardiology (On Call Series) / Edition 2

On Call Cardiology (On Call Series) / Edition 2

by M. Gabriel Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721692222

ISBN-13: 9780721692227

Pub. Date: 06/20/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Here's a pocket-sized resource on the management of cardiac problems encountered in an on-call setting. Designed for quick reference, the book covers bedside diagnosis, ECG interpretations, and treatment. Numerous illustrations enhance and emphasize important concepts. Also provides the pharmacologic actions, indications, adverse effects, and interactions of

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Here's a pocket-sized resource on the management of cardiac problems encountered in an on-call setting. Designed for quick reference, the book covers bedside diagnosis, ECG interpretations, and treatment. Numerous illustrations enhance and emphasize important concepts. Also provides the pharmacologic actions, indications, adverse effects, and interactions of commonly used cardiac drugs. This second edition with its thorough update includes highlighted key phrases, fifteen percent new material, and new tables in the appendix. Part of the On Call Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721692227
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/20/2001
Series:
On Call Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
4.86(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

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 Heart30
5Rapid Guide to Relevant ECG Diagnosis50
6Chest Pain153
7Acute Myocardial Infarction160
8Unstable Angina187
9Pericarditis207
10Cardiac Tamponade214
11Aortic Dissection218
12Hypotension and Cardiogenic Shock224
13Shortness of Breath228
14Edema236
15Bothersome Cough240
16Pulmonary Embolism245
17Acute Pulmonary Edema253
18Congestive Heart Failure256
19Palpitations/Arrhythmias271
20Bradycardia298
21Fever With Value Murmur: Endocarditis300
22Hypertensive Emergencies312
23Hypertension320
24Syncope336
25Cardiac Arrest353
26Deep Venous Thrombosis357
27Evaluation and Treatment of Patients With Murmurs372
App. AInfusion Pump Charts393
App. BSI Units Conversion Table399
App. CCommonly Used Cardiovascular Drugs401
App. DAdverse Effects of Cardiac Drugs410
App. ECardiac Drug Interactions412
App. FDrug Index415
App. GAdult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms421
Index447

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