Cardiovascular Emergencies

Cardiovascular Emergencies

by Amal Mattu

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ISBN-13: 9780998891224
Publisher: American College of Emergency Physicians
Publication date: 08/11/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 322
Sales rank: 715,130
File size: 33 MB
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About the Author

Since joining the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1996, Dr. Amal Mattu has had a passion for teaching and writing about emergency cardiology. His commitment to teaching has earned him more than twenty teaching awards, including national awards from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and local honors including the Teacher of the Year for the University of Maryland at Baltimore campus and the Maryland State Emergency Physician of the Year Award. He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on topics pertaining to emergency cardiology. Dr. Mattu has authored or edited 16 textbooks in emergency medicine, including seven focused on emergency cardiology and electrocardiography. He is also the only emergency physician to serve as primary Guest Editor for Cardiology Clinics, which he has done twice. Dr. Mattu is currently a tenured professor, Vice Chair, and director of the Emergency Cardiology Fellowship for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Chapter 1. Approach to Acute Chest Pain

Chapter 2. The Electrocardiogram in the Evaluation and Management of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Chapter 3. Acute Coronary Syndrome: Biomarkers and Imaging

Chapter 4. Bedside Ultrasound for Emergency Cardiovascular Disorders

Chapter 5. Acute Coronary Syndrome: Modern Treatment of STEMI and NSTEMI

Chapter 6. Cardiogenic Shock

Chapter 7. Acute Heart Failure

Chapter 8. Bradyarrhythmias

Chapter 9. Narrow Complex Tachycardia: Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department

Chapter 10. Wide Complex Tachycardia

Chapter 11. Syncope

Chapter 12. Modern Management of Cardiac Arrest

Chapter 13. Post–Cardiac Arrest Syndrome

Chapter 14. Pericarditis, Myocarditis, and Endocarditis

Chapter 15. Hypertensive Emergencies and Elevated Blood Pressure

Chapter 16. Cardiac Disease in Special Populations: HIV, Pregnancy, and Cancer

Chapter 17. Special Populations: Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiac Transplant

Chapter 18. Pharmacologic Approach to Emergency Cardiac Patients

Chapter 19. Complications of Implanted Cardiac Devices

Chapter 20. Use of Emergency Department Observation Units for Cardiac Patients

Chapter 21. Reducing the Risk of Malpractice


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