Primary Cardiology / Edition 1

Primary Cardiology / Edition 1

by Lee Goldman, Eugene Braunwald, Eugene Braunwald
     
 

An authoritative, yet practical and user-friendly text that provides rapid information to help primary care providers care for a patient at hand, and simultaneously serves as an up-to-date review. Written by well-known leaders in the field, the text aids in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients through the use of color-coded flow diagrams. Also offers a

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Overview

An authoritative, yet practical and user-friendly text that provides rapid information to help primary care providers care for a patient at hand, and simultaneously serves as an up-to-date review. Written by well-known leaders in the field, the text aids in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients through the use of color-coded flow diagrams. Also offers a practical approach to common cardiac signs and symptoms. A liberal use of summary tables, diagrams, algorithms, and 185 full color line illustrations make information easy to access and understand.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-432-8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721664026
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
526
Product dimensions:
8.79(w) x 11.33(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Cardiologic Principles for the Primary Care Physician1
Ch. 1Evidence-Based Medicine2
Ch. 2Clinical Decision-Making13
Ch. 3The Clinical Examination27
Ch. 4Cardiac Noninvasive Testing44
Ch. 5Screening for Coronary Artery Disease and Its Risk Factors57
Ch. 6Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly and in Women70
Pt. 2Approach to Common Cardiac Problems83
Ch. 7Approach to the Patient with Chest Pain84
Ch. 8Approach to the Patient with Dyspnea98
Ch. 9Approach to the Patient with Edema112
Ch. 10Approach to the Patient with Palpitations122
Ch. 11Approach to the Patient with Hypertension129
Ch. 12Approach to the Patient with Syncope144
Ch. 13Approach to the Patient with a Heart Murmur155
Ch. 14Approach to the Patient with Cardiac Enlargement174
Ch. 15Approach to the Patient Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery188
Ch. 16Approach to the Patient with Infective Endocarditis201
Ch. 17Approach to Cardiovascular Emergencies219
Pt. 3Recognition and Management of Patients with Specific Cardiac Problems233
Ch. 18Recognition and Management of Patients with Stable Angina Pectoris234
Ch. 19Recognition and Management of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction257
Ch. 20Recognition and Management of Patients with Unstable Angina284
Ch. 21Recognition and Management of Patients with Hypertension296
Ch. 22Recognition and Management of Patients with Heart Failure310
Ch. 23Recognition and Management of Patients with Tachyarrhythmias330
Ch. 24Recognition and Management of Patients with Bradyarrhythmias353
Ch. 25Recognition and Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease370
Ch. 26Recognition and Management of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease390
Ch. 27Recognition and Management of Patients with Diseases of the Aorta: Aneurysms and Dissection413
Ch. 28Recognition and Management of Patients with Pericardial Disease427
Ch. 29Recognition and Management of Patients with Lipoprotein Disorders445
Ch. 30Recognition and Management of Patients with Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Venous Thrombosis, and Cor Pulmonale468
Ch. 31Recognition and Management of Patients with Cardiomyopathies487
Index509

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