Hurst's The Heart: Manual of Cardiology

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July 21, 2001


Electronic book text, 798 pages


0071383557 / 9780071383554

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Main description

*A portable handbook providing on-the-spot answers to heart problems based on the new tenth edition of Hurst's The Heart
*Focuses on treatment with emphasis on drug therapy
*Can be used as a stand-alone or when the larger reference is not available

Table of contents

1. The History, Physical Examination, and Cardiac Auscultation 2. The Resting Electrocardiogram 3. Cardiovascular Aging in Health and Therapeutic Considerations with Respect to Cardiovascular Diseases in Older Patients 4. Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure 5. Arrythmias and Conduction Disturbances 6.Antiarrythmic Drugs 7. The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator 8. Cardiac Pacemakers 9. Diagnosis and Management of Syncope 10. Sudden Cardiac Death 11. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the Subsequent Management of the Patient 12. Dyslipidemia and Risk Factors for the Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease 13. Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease 14. Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Unstable Angina 15. Diagnosis and Managment of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction 16. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention 17. Mechanical Interventions in Acute Myocardial Infarction 18. Hypertension: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment 19. Pulmonary Hypertension 20. Pulmonary Embolism 21. Chronic COR Pulmonale 22. Aortic Valve Disease 23. Mitral Valve Disease 24. Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome 25. Tricuspid Valve and Pulmonic Valve Disease 26. Clinical Performance of Prosthetic Heart Valves 27. Antithrombotic Therapy for Valvular Heart Disease 28. Cardiovascular Diseases due to Genetic Abnormalities 29. Congenital Heart Disease in Adults 30. Dilated Cardiomyopathies 31. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy 32. Restrictive, Oblitertative, and Infiltrative Cardiomyopathies 33. Inflammatory Cardiomyopathies-Endocrine Disease and Alcohol 34. The Heart and Noncardiac Drugs, Electricity, Poisons and Radiation 35. Diseases of the Pericardium 36. Infective Endocarditis 37. Perioperative Evaluation and Management of Patients with Known or Suspected Cardiovascular Disease who Undergo Noncardiac Surgery 38. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease 39. Adverse Cardiovascular Drug Interactions and Complications 40. Heart Disease and Pregnancy 41. Women and Coronary Artery Disease 42. Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases of the Aorta 43. Cerebrovascular Disease and Neurologic Manifestations of Heart Disease 44. Diagnosis and Manegement of the Peripheral Arteries and Veins 45. The Heart and Obesity

Back cover copy

Get definitive, practical answers from Hurst's the Heart whenever you want-this Clinical Manual gives you the best in current cardiac clinical medicine in quick-access format.
* Condition-by-condition coverage makes it easy to find the essentials you need, all in one place
* Comprehensive information on drug therapies and regimens
* Every common condition and concern-the entire range of the specialty
* New chapters on diabetes and the heart; women's cardiac diseases; nonsurgical interventions in peripheral blood vessels and carotid artery disease; and cardiac care and complementary medicine
* The ideal quick reference on heart disease diagnosis and, especially, treatment

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