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    DescriptionThis concise yet comprehensive text provides practical information on the common cardiovascular problems that clinicians encounter daily. Using the current American Heart Association guidelines as a framework, the book leads the clinician through the diagnostic workup and treatment/management decisions and provides cost-effective, evidence-based recommendations. The first six chapters focus on evaluation of common symptoms; subsequent chapters cover evaluation and management of common diseases. Also included are chapters on perioperative cardiovascular care. Chapters follow a consistent structure covering differential diagnosis; general considerations; clinical, laboratory, and imaging findings; and treatment/management. Numerous tables and algorithms help readers find information quickly and aid in clinical decision-making

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    Practical Cardiology
    Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Kim A. Eagle, Edited by Ragavendra R. Baliga
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 640
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,157 g
    ISBN 13: 9780781732611
    ISBN 10: 0781732611

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    DC21: 616.12
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MJD
    B&T Approval Code: G65520000
    BISAC V2.8: MED010000, MED029000, MED058000, MED045000
    DC22: 616.1/2
    BISAC V2.8: MED024000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: T68101100
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC669.15 .P73 2003
    Illustrations note
    Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
    Imprint name
    Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
    Publication date
    01 May 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Section I. Evaluation of Common Cardiovascular Symptoms Section Editor: Ragavendra R. Baliga Chest Pain ... 1 Thippeswamy H. Murthy and Peter G. Hagan Dyspnea ... 16 Fernando J. Martinez and Keith D. Aaronson Palpitations ... 30 Michael H. Lehmann Edema ... 46 Peter V. Vaitkevicius and Ragavendra R. Baliga Syncope ... 55 Ragavendra R. Baliga and Michael H. Lehmann Approach to Claudication ... 80 Sanjay Rajagopalan and Thomas W. Wakefield Section II. Evaluation and Management of Common Cardiovascular Conditions A. Coronary Artery Disease Section Editors: Eric R. Bates and Richard L. Prager Primary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ... 88 Melvyn Rubenfire and Eric R. Bates Secondary Prevention of Coronary Artery Disease ... 113 Claire Duvernoy and Melvyn Rubenfire Stable Angina ... 135 Steven W. Werns Unstable Angina/Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction ... 151 Stanley Chetcuti, Francis D. Pagani, and Eric R. Bates Acute ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction ... 170 Debabrata Mukherjee and Eric R. Bates B. Hypertension Section Editor: Ragavendra R. Baliga Primary Hypertension ... 188 Kenneth A. Jamerson Approach to Secondary Hypertension ... 199 John D. Bisognano C. Congestive Heart Failure Section Editor: Robert J. Cody Heart Failure Due to Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction ... 207 Todd M. Koelling and Robert J. Cody Congestive Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function ... 239 Ragavendra R. Baliga, Mauro Moscucci, and Robert J. Cody D. Arrhythmias Section Editor: Fred Morady Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia ... 264 Hakan Oral and Fred Morady Atrial Fibrillation and Atrial Flutter ... 273 Frank Pelosi, Jr., and Fred Morady Ventricular Tachycardia ... 286 Bradley P. Knight and Fred Morady Bradycardia ... 309 Bradley P. Knight and William Kou E. Valvular Heart Disease Section Editor: Mark R. Starling Infective Endocarditis ... 335 Ragavendra R. Baliga and Sunil Das Mitral Regurgitation ... 353 David S. Bach, Mark R. Starling, and Steven F. Bolling Aortic Regurgitation ... 362 David S. Bach, Michael J. Shea, and G. Michael Deeb Mitral Stenosis ... 371 Mani A. Vannan Aortic Stenosis ... 384 Ragavendra R. Baliga, Mauro Moscucci, Michael J. Shea, and G. Michael Deeb Tricuspid/Pulmonary Valve Disease ... 399 Theodore J. Kolias, Julie A. Kovach, and William F. Armstrong F. Pericardial Disease Section Editor: William F. Armstrong Acute Pericarditis/Pericardial Effusion ... 409 Mani A. Vannan and Mauro Moscucci Pericardial Constriction ... 419 Julie A. Kovach and Richard L. Prager G. Aortic and Major Vascular Diseases Section Editors: G. Michael Deeb and James C. Stanley