Concise Cardiology: An Evidence-Based Handbook

Concise Cardiology: An Evidence-Based Handbook 9780781785099
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Publication Date: May 14, 2008
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781785099
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Written by residents, fellows in training, and experienced attending physicians, this pocket book presents an evidence-based clinical approach to cardiology in a concise quick-reference format. The book is designed for rapid point-of-care consultation and is ideal for residents, fellows, and practitioners who operate in a fast-paced environment.

The comprehensive coverage ranges from preventive cardiology, to acute coronary syndromes, to electrophysiology, to cardiology consultation. Current AHA/ACC guidelines are combined with evidence-based findings and reviews of clinical trials. Each clinical problem is analyzed in detail to aid in diagnosis. Appendices cover central vascular access techniques and clinical pharmacology.

Features

--Easy-to-use format designed for rapid point-of-care reference
--AHA/ACC guidelines coupled with evidence-based findings
--Reviews of historical clinical trials
--Detailed analysis of clinical problems will aid the diagnostic process

About the Author(s)

  • David V Daniels MD
  • Fellow, Critical Care Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA


Specs

  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9780781785099
  • Trim Size: 4.25 x 7.125
  • Pages: 288
  • Pub Date: May 14, 2008
  • Weight: 1.0

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Table of contents

Contributors

Foreword

Chapter 1 Physical Examination of the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 2 Stress Testing

Chapter 3 Chest Pain and the Acute Coronary Syndromes

Chapter 4 Cardiogenic Shock

Chapter 5 Bradyarrhythmias and Pacing

Chapter 6 Wide and Narrow Complex Tachyarrhythmias

Chapter 7 Sudden Cardiac Death and ICD Therapy

Chapter 8 Atrial Fibrillation

Chapter 9 Heart Failure

Chapter 10 Pulmonary Hypertension

Chapter 11 Transplant Medicine

Chapter 12 Valvular Diseases

Chapter 13 Endocarditis

Chapter 14 Pericardial Disease

Appendix A: Central Vascular Access Techniques

Appendix B: Clinical Pharmacology

Index