Primary Care Cardiology

Primary Care Cardiology

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ISBN-13: 9780683306880
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexi
Contributing Authorsxiii
1Evaluation and Management of the Patient with Congestive Heart Failure1
2Approach to the Patient with Syncope11
3Atrial Fibrillation21
4Evaluation and Management of Patients with Valvular Heart Disease39
5Care of the Patient with Chronic Stable Angina57
6Care of the Patient with Unstable Angina71
7Management of the Patient with Myocardial Infarction87
8Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient with Hypertension103
9Treatment Guidelines for Patients with Hypercholesterolemia119
10Anticoagulation in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease129
11Current Recommendations for the Treatment and Prophylaxis of Infective Endocarditis139
12Evaluation and Treatment of Patients with Pericarditis, Pericardial Effusions, and Cardiac Tamponade151
13Management of the Pregnant Patient with Cardiovascular Disease161
14What Primary Care Providers Need to Know About Cardiac Catheterization, Angioplasty, and Coronary Stents177
15Caring for Patients with Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators187
Subject Index197

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Primary Care Cardiology 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This text did an excellent job in its delivery of a concise and comprehensive review of current accepted standards of practice in cardiology for primary care providers. It highlighted the important points of the various cardiac disorders most commonly encountered in primary care settings. It was written in an easy to comprehend format, and was well organized. The authors were very well versed in their subject matter, and their mastery of the material was immediately apparent. Nicely done.