Practical Cardiology: Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders / Edition 2

Practical Cardiology: Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders / Edition 2

by Ragavendra R. Baliga, William F Armstrong, David S Bach, Eric R Bates
     
 

Thoroughly updated to reflect current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines, this concise yet comprehensive handbook presents practical information on the common cardiovascular problems that clinicians encounter daily. The book provides a user-friendly, authoritative guide to evaluation of common cardiovascular symptoms and evaluation

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Overview

Thoroughly updated to reflect current American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines, this concise yet comprehensive handbook presents practical information on the common cardiovascular problems that clinicians encounter daily. The book provides a user-friendly, authoritative guide to evaluation of common cardiovascular symptoms and evaluation and management of common cardiovascular conditions. Coverage also includes clinical challenges such as management of chronic anticoagulation, assessing and minimizing cardiac risk in noncardiac surgery, and management of the cardiac surgery patient. Numerous tables and algorithms help readers find information quickly and aid in clinical decision-making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781772945
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

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Table of Contents

PART I:EVALUATION OF COMMON CARDIOVASCULAR SYMPTOMS

Chest Pain
Dyspnea
Palpitations
Edema
Syncope
Approach to Claudication

Part II: EVALUATION & MANAGEMENT OF COMMON CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS

Coronary Artery Disease
Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease
Stable Angina
Unstable Angina
Non-ST Elevation Myocardial
Infarction
Acute ST Elevation Myocardial
Infarction
Hypertension
Primary Hypertension
Approach to Secondary Hypertension
Congestive Heart Failure
Heart Failure Due to Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction
Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function
Arrhythmias
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation & Atrial Flutter
Ventricular Tachycardia
Bradycardia
Valvular Heart Disease
Infectious Endocarditis
Mitral Regurgitation
Aortic Regurgitation
Mitral Stenosis
Aortic Stenosis
Tricuspid
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pericardial Disease & Cardiac Neoplasms
Acute Pericarditis
Pericardial Effusion
Pericardial Constriction
Aortic & Major Vascular Diseases
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
Nondissecting Thoracic Aneurysms
Aortic Dissection
Cerebrovascular Disease
Deep Venous Thrombosis
Lower Extremity Ischemia
Pulmonary Vascular Diseases
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension & Cor Pulmonale Diagnosis & Management
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Part III:COMMON SITUATIONS IN CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

Management of Chronic Anticoagulation
Assessing & Minimizing Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery
Management of the Cardiac Surgery Patient

Part IV:OTHER ISSUES IN CARDIOVASCULAR CARE

Complementary & Alternative Medicine

Index

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