Practical Cardiology

Practical Cardiology : Evaluation and Treatment of Common Cardiovascular Disorders

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This 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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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 177.8 x 248.9 x 25.4mm | 1,156.67g
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Uitgawe ed.
  • 206
  • 0781732611
  • 9780781732611

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
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